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“I am the Smith County Mayor. I just found out about Ron. I am sorry to hear about Ron passing away. He and I worked together on a Smith County...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Nesbitt - Carthage, TN

“Cindy, words always seem so inadequate at a time like this. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jackie Jones - Nashville, TN

“I'm so sorry for your loss.3 ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly McCall Ingram - TN

“Buddy, you were my best friend. I cherish the times and memories we had. Cindy, I remember when you two were going to be married and I asked Ronnie...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joe and Kim Watson - Wetumpka, AL

“My mother, Bertha Mae McCall Newman, and I would like to extend our condolences to the family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Mehr - Southaven, MS

“Cindy and family. So sorry to learn of Ron's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: David Kumatz - Brentwood, TN

“Cindy, Rachel and Caroline - my heart breaks for you all. Know that he continues to be with you now and always. May God bless you all and keep you in...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Amy Chen - Brentwood, TN

“I will always remember Ron's big smile and even bigger heart. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Smith - Auburn, AL - Family


Mr. Ronald (Ron) Bill Harrison, age 58, of Brentwood, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. He was born on May 23, 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Ronald and Barbara McCall Harrison. He attended S. R. Butler High School and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He had a long career as a talented and creative civil engineer designing parks, greenways, and commercial and residential developments throughout Alabama and Tennessee.
Ron was a devoted husband and father and was an avid outdoorsman, spending his time with his family traveling the country, camping, canoeing, hiking, coaching softball, and never missing a dance recital or school activity. He loved studying Native American history, working outside, restoring his grandfather's pick-up truck, and watching UT football. His creative and artistic skills were unlimited. He and his family attended Brentwood Baptist Church.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald L. Harrison and Barbara McCall Harrison. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Smith Harrison; daughters, Rachel N. Harrison and Caroline M. Harrison; sister, Janice Harrison (Mike Junkins); family dog, Jaxx; nephews, Zachary Smith and Shane Smith; great niece, Fallon Smith; great nephew, Finch Smith; and uncles, aunts and cousins.