Robert Arnold “Bob” Harrison, Sr. age 78, died December 2, 2017 at his home in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He retired in 2010 as an Electrical Engineer from Heery International in Atlanta, GA.  He served as a devoted Elder and Choir Member at Mt. Paran Church of God in Atlanta and has been a member of Tucker First Baptist Church for many years. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Susanne McDonald Harrison; his children, Teri Harrison Hauther and husband, Mike, Sandi Harrison, Robert A. “Bo” Harrison, Jr., Suzanna Newton and husband, John; grandchildren, Zachary Harrison Hauther, Amanda Hauther Stevenson and husband, Joshua, Chanda Victoria Harrison, Tyler Lane Harrison, Harrison Jeffrey Newton, and Georgia Grace Newton; sisters, Lynne Golsen and husband, Kenneth, Margaret Harrison Pugh; and his loyal companion and best friend, Bates.  He is preceded in death by his daughter, Joi Harrison Mitchell, his mother and father, Jane and Frank Harrison, brothers, Michael and Jack Harrison. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2:00pm, at Tucker First Baptist Church. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the church in the Gathering Room located behind the sanctuary. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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  1. Bob was such a nice neighbor that will be missed by me and his OAKENGATE neighbors. Our deepest sympathy to Susanne and his children.
    Carole and Al

  2. Bob was always a very friendly and nice man and we enjoyed the many neighborhood talks we had over the years. Our condolences go out to Susanne and his family.
    Larry and Miguel

  3. Bob captured our hearts with his big friendly smile. It was so good to see him almost daily as we walked our pups. Our hearts are with you too Susanne.

  4. Dear Susanne,
    Bob was a truly sweet soul who was always a joy to see in our neighborhood, whether he was walking one of your fur-children, volunteering for a work project, or just hanging out at a social event. I am very glad I got to know him over the years and I will miss him. I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your family and keeping you all in my prayers.
    Betsy Hewitt

  5. Mr. Bob was a great neighbor and always a pleasure to chat with. As a fellow Tech grad, we would get lost in chatting about Georgia Tech every now and then. Our condolences to Susanne and family. May you all continue cherishing the memories and appreciate all the moments.
    With warm regard always,
    Elizabeth and family

  6. Susanne and family members, our prayers and condolences are with you. We love both you and Bob and we are here for you.

  7. Bob was truly a man among men – I truly looked up to him in so many ways. Love you all, praying for you all.

    Stephanie, Ron, Jordan and James

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