Eddie L. Harrison, a kind, wise, and thoughtful man, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2023, in Cleveland Hts, Oho. Born on November 28, 1930, in Richmond, Eddie lived a life full of love, laughter, and cherished memories.
Eddie was a proud graduate of a high school in Richmond, Virginia, where he made lifelong friends and developed a strong sense of community. Following his education, he bravely served his country in the U.S. Army from March 1951 to December 1952. His dedication and service to his country were an inspiration to all who knew him.
Throughout his life, Eddie was known for his kindness and wisdom, always offering a listening ear and sage advice to those around him. He had a unique ability to connect with people and make them feel heard and valued. His thoughtfulness extended beyond his friends and family and into the broader community, where he made a lasting impact on those he encountered.
Eddie's love for his family was unwavering, and he was especially close to his beloved goddaughter, Shirley Overby. Their bond was a testament to the love and care Eddie provided to those he held dear. He was a steady and dependable presence in their lives, and his memory will live on in the hearts of those who loved him.
In his leisure time, Eddie enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. He was an avid fisherman who spent countless hours on the water, casting his line and enjoying the serenity of nature. His love for the outdoors was infectious, and he often invited friends and family to join him in his pursuits.
In addition to his passion for fishing, Eddie was also an accomplished card player. He could often be found engaged in a friendly game with friends and family, always ready with a clever strategy or a good-natured joke to keep the atmosphere lighthearted. His love for cards was just one of the many ways he brought people together and created lasting memories.
Eddie's legacy will be remembered not only through the stories and memories shared by those who knew him but also through his enduring impact on the community. His kindness, wisdom, and thoughtfulness will continue to inspire those who had the privilege of knowing him, and his memory will be cherished for generations to come.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Eddie's name to a charity of your choice, as a way to honor his giving spirit and his desire to make a difference in the lives of others.
A celebration of Eddie's life will be held at a later date, providing an opportunity for loved ones to come together and share stories, laughter, and memories of the remarkable man he was. Details will be shared with friends and family as they become available.
the hearts and minds of those he touched. May he rest in peace, knowing that his legacy of kindness, wisdom, and thoughtfulness will continue to inspire and guide those who follow in his footsteps.
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