In Memoriam : Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison Mark Reed Harrison - age: 75
(March 03, 1943 to March 30, 2018 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL:
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1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


BURIAL:
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11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018
Antioch Cemetery
Macedonia, IL (Hamilton County)

Obituary:
Mark Reed Harrison, age 75, of Benton; passed away at 3:45 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Helia Healthcare of Benton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in the Leffler Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Paul Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Antioch Cemetery, near Macedonia.

Mark was born on March 3, 1943 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Harold Harrison and Mildred (Reed) Harrison.

Mark attended Western Military Academy in Alton, IL where he graduated from in 1961. He would further his education, attending and graduating from both SIU-Carbondale and Evansville University, and would receive a Masterís Degree.

Mr. Harrison was a History Professor and a caregiver to his family. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Benton.

Mark enjoyed reading, and he spent countless hours at the Benton Public Library. He enjoyed dining out and visiting with friends and family. He also loved to travel, especially to Scottsdale, AZ.

He is survived by two special friends and their families: Sherry Richardson and husband Steve of Benton, and Carole Book and husband Jim of Benton.

Mark was preceded in death by his father Harold Harrison; his mother Mildred (Reed) Harrison Smith; and two uncles: Guy Reed, and Carter Harrison.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Benton Public Library, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Mark, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com





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