Melvin Harrison Jr.
Aug. 6, 1974 – May 5, 2020
Melvin Harrison, Jr. 45, of Hattiesburg, died May 5, 2020. He was born Aug. 6, 1974, in New Orleans to Melvin, Sr. and Dora Walker Harrison.
A graveside service was May 16, 2020, in Tylertown City Cemetery with Rev. Charles Shaffer officiant.
They later moved to Tylertown where he enjoyed fishing, playing ball and spending time with family and friends.
In 1992, after graduation he joined the Army National Guard, where he remained until he was honorably discharged as a specialist Feb. 14, 2020.
He is survived by his wife, Betsy McCoy Harrison; children, Tamyia, Ravon, NyZaireyus, (Tureal), QuanKeilissiya (Tootie), Kindariyus Harrison; his parents: Melvin and Dora Harrison; siblings: Kindell (Paula) Harrison, Shemel Harrison and Schilacy Hall; grandson, TyQuez Holmes; stepchildren: Tempesett DuBose, Raven Washington, Christopher McCoy, Justice McCoy and Peria McCoy.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Jimmie (Deatta) Walker, Roosevelt Magee and Mama Neat.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share online condolences @www.craftfuneralhome.org