Bob Harrison

November 12, 2013 • Obituaries


Harrison-BobServices are scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at First Baptist Church, for Bobbie Earl Harrison, Artesia, New Mexico.

Mr. Harrison, 68, died Saturday, November 9, 2013, in Artesia, New Mexico.

Gavin Vaughan and Steve Dill will officiate at the services with burial at Woodbine Cemetery with Veteran’s Honors. Pallbearers will be T.J. Harrison, Chris Thorp, Steve Harrison, Larry Ashcraft, Jim Deason, Marvin Clary, Ronnie Wilbanks, and Derrick Baer.

[auth] Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Bob was born March 15, 1945, in Roswell, New Mexico; the son of Earl Harrison and Barbara (Waldrip) Harrison. He came to Artesia in March 1973 from Albuquerque, NM.

On August 16, 1969, he was married to Verna Lewis in Lakewood, NM.

He served in the Marine Corps.

He was a school teacher and farmer. He was a member of Hermosa Drive Baptist Church, D.A.V. and a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Verna Harrison of Artesia; daughters Heather Laminack of San Angelo, Texas, Robbie Harrison of Artesia, and Micah Aten of New Braunfels, Texas; brothers Steve Harrison of San Angelo, Texas, Jerry Harrison of Artesia, and Wendell Harrison of Anchorage, Alaska; sister DeeAnn Baer of Artesia; grandchildren Elliot Harrison, Nolan Laminack, Reagan Laminack, Hattie Harrison, Andie Aten, Sheperd Aten, and Hollis Harrison-Madrid.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hermosa Drive Baptist Church, or Hope Lodge, 3511 10th St. Lubbock, Texas, 79415, or CF Foundation Lone Star Chapter, 6800 Park Ten Blvd, Suite 131-E San Antonio, TX 78213.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at

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