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Walter F. Harrison

Walter F. “Sy” Harrison

Walter F. “Sy” Harrison of Tonto Basin, and a former Payson resident, passed away March 11, 2011.
Mr. Harrison was a retired APS employee, a former member of Payson Christian Church and a member of the Tonto Basin Bible Church.
He was also the Chartering Master of the Payson Masonic Lodge and a Patron of the Eastern Star #64.
Mr. Harrison was also a veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW post.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marguerite Harrison; and great-grandson, Jonathan Ghent.
He is survived by his daughter, Rosemary Goff; grandchildren, Jennifer Turner and Julie Ghent of Tonto Basin, and Mr. and Mrs. Skip H. Shelton of Goodyear. Survivors also include great-grandchildren, Marc Tony Adams, James Ghent, Wensey Shelton and Patrick Crooks; as well as great-great-grandchildren Mackenzie Adams and Tatum Adams.
A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, March 17 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr., with a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, March 18 at the Masonic Lodge, 200 E. Rancho Rd., Payson.