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Charles Harrison

September 28, 1938 — March 19, 2012

BENTON - Charles R. Harrison, 73, of Gilbertsville died at 11:45 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital.

Charles retired after 40 years as owner of Harrison's Auto Sales. He also owned and operated Paducah International Raceway with his wife Becky for over 10 years. He was a member of Reidland Baptist Church. Charles loved hunting, fishing, stock car racing, and spending time on Kentucky Lake. He will be greatly missed by many friends and people he helped along the way.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Rebecca Hancock Harrison; two daughters, Amy St. Blanc and her husband Randy of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Alyson Kelly and her husband David of Paducah; two sisters, Mary Miller and Jeannie Johnson, both of Paducah; one brother, Bill Harrison of Boaz; three grandchildren, Justin St. Blanc of New Orleans, Louisiana, Harrison Kelly and Jackson Kelly, both of Paducah.

Charles was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Steger; and his parents, Nicholas Cherrie Harrison and Hugholene Goheen Harrison.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Dr. Larry Lewis and Bill Harrison officiating.

Burial will follow in the Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Paducah Cooperative Ministry, 402 Legion Dr., Paducah, Ky. 42003; or to Brown Street Club, P.O. Box 646, Paducah, KY 42002-0646.

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Visitation Details

Friday, March 23rd, 2012 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Service Details

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 1:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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