He had fought a long, hard battle with cancer.
Doug and his wife Anita owned and operated Harrison Trucking for 25 years before he was forced to retire due to bad health.
He was born Sept. 10, 1962, to Larry and Marilyn (Riggs) Harrison, in Camden, N.J. Both parents preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife Anita, who was at his side during this long battle with cancer. Son Mark Vandever (Lea); granddaughters Allie Atkinson and Casey Vandever; great-grandson Spencer, great-granddaughter Raegan Nichole; mother since December 1975 Emma Harrison; sisters Julie Bowman (Mike), Melissa Allen (Todd); brothers Tim Butts (Lisa), Mark Butts (Trish), David Butts (Twila); mother-in-law Rebecca Loveless, brother and sister-in-law Mike and Holly Cassidy, Brent Loveless, several aunts and uncles -- Jerry and Donna Green, Texas; Rick and Brenda Waltermire, Missouri, Jack and Marilyn Harrison, Reit and Marlyn Wolf; Darrel and Carol Harrison, Terry Clodfelter and Cathy Traverse.
Doug was a member of First Christian Church, Brazil, and a member of the Loyal Berean Sunday School Class of which he was past president. Doug had a special bond with his Sunday school class and loved them very much.
Doug insists that there would be no suits and ties at his service. This is a joyful time for him.
Visitation will be at First Christian Church, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, from 4-8 p.m., and again Wednesday, from 10 a.m., until time of services. Services will be at the church, Wednesday, at 11 a.m., with Chris Gregg officiating, and Gary Clatfelter and Charlie Lucas assisting.
Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.
At Doug and Anita's request, instead of flowers, give to the Cornerstone Christian Academy, PO Box 185, Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Lawson-Miller Chapel in Brazil has been entrusted with his care.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.