James Thomas Harrison

James Thomas Harrison

February 9, 2021, 68, Goldsboro –

James Thomas Harrison, 68, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Born in Halifax County, Virginia on December 8, 1952, he was the son of the late Buckner Hodges Harrison and Freida Beatrice Marlee Harrison. James’ proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired after 20 years of service. He will always be remembered for his incredible intelligence and his patriotism. James’ valor and skill was recognized with numerous decorations including: the Army Service Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

At his request, no formal services will be held. Friends will gather at a later date for a time of remembrance at his home.

Although James had no immediate family surviving, he is survived by some dear friends: Rebecca Jo Martin (whom he loved like his baby sister) and Kevin Douglas Korth (whom he called his drill master). James had given Kevin a drone for Christmas and Kevin had the opportunity to fly it up to his window while he was in the hospital. He will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.