Paul Harrison

December 05, 1935 — February 07, 2024

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Paul Harrison, 88, passed away February 7, 2024 at UnityPoint Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Paul was born December 5, 1935 to Bonnie and Charity (Harsh) Harrison in Des Moines. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Paul married Barbara Smith on November 12, 1960 and together they were blessed with three children. He retired from Meredith Printing after many years of service. Paul was a member of the Craftsman Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #109. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, playing poker and spending time with his family.

Paul is survived by his children, Curtis Harrison, Kelly (Lucy) Harrison and Bonnie (Brian) Graham; grandchildren, Taylor (Kev Granzow) Harrison, Chris Harrison, Abby Harrison, David (Chelsea) Darling, Luke (Kierra) Harrison, Kelcy (Tyler) McNulty, Bryson Graham, Braeden Graham and Ben Graham; great-grandchildren, Collette Harrison-Granzow, Ember Harrison, Malakai Harrison, Miles McNulty, Berkli Graham and two more on the way; nephews, Mike, Danny and Dennis Middleton; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Barbara; brothers, Albert and Earl Middleton; and his parents.

The family will greet friends Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 14th at 10 am at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stoddard Oncology Cancer Center in remembrance of Paul’s beloved wife Barb.

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