J C “Blackbird” Harrison, 75, of Russell Springs formerly of the Knifley and Pellyton community in Adair County, passed away Saturday at 7:50 PM at his home after an illness. He was born on May 22, 1943 in Knifley, the son of the late Hancil Hugh and Ivadean Lee Harrison. He was preceded in death by halfsisters Jewell Lee, Flo Carroll, and Beulah Lee.
He is survived by his wife, Minnie Sue Asberry Harrison of
Russell Springs; two sons, Steven Carl (Elke) Harrison of Union, KY, and Michael Douglas Harrison of Bowling Green; two daughters: Debbi (Carlos) Hawkins Denny of Glasgow and Jennifer Kay Asberry of Russell Springs; one brother, Tommy Harrison of Campbellsville; four sisters, Joyce (Jimmy) Pogue of Campbellsville, Imogene Roberts of Shepherdsville, Betty Bottoms of Liberty, and Louise (Edward) Cundiff of Shepherdsville; three grandchildren, Akia Hawkins, Julia Harrison, and Sabrina Harrison.
He was a member of Mt. Calvary Community Church in Dunnville, served as a Deacon, was a automobile mechanic worked at various garages, dealerships and operated his own garage.
The funeral service was on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM CT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. The clergy officiating was Bro. David Asberry. Interment was in the Cold Springs Cemetery in Casey County.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
The pallbearers were James Bernard, Jeffery Pogue, Phillip Andrew, Tommy Harrison, Jr., O. C. Roark, and Ricky Buster.
Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Harrison and Akia Hawkins.