Price Edwin Harrison, Jr

77 year old Price Edwin Harrison, Jr. died suddenly at home on Tuesday.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Price Edwin Harrison, Sr. and Ella McKnight Harrison. Price is survived by his brother James T. Harrison and wife Peggy; two sons, Price Edwin Harrison, III and wife Stacy Davis Harrison and Mark Michael Harrison; and daughter, Hart Harrison, all of Nashville.
He grew up in Murfreesboro. As a young man he spent summers in Alaska working on the railroad. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University, continued his advanced studies at Rice Uni¬¨versity, and then attended Boston University where he earned a PhD in Health and Physical Educa¬¨tion. Following graduation, he spent 20 years as a professor at Middle Tennessee State University. He raised purebred Angus cattle and founded “Angus News”, a trade newspaper, which he published for 40 years. He was a devoted member of Buckner’s Chapel United Methodist, Smithville.
Visitation will be held at Jennings and Ayers Chapel on Saturday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and Sunday from 1:00pm until service time at 2:00pm.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 2:00pm at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The MTSU Foundation, P.O. Box 109, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, in honor of Price E. Harrison, Jr.

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