Mark Joseph Harrison

Mark Joseph Harrison, age 53, of Cameron, passed away on Dec. 2, 2018. Mark was born on Feb. 4, 1965, in Minot, ND, to Weldon and Josephine Ann Harrison. They both preceded him in death.

Mark was a 1983 graduate of Cameron High School and worked as a Recreational Officer for the Missouri Department of Corrections. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs, and had been a season ticket holder for more than five years. He loved this season and this team. Mark was a wrestler in high school and channeled his passion for wrestling into a career of coaching. His passion for coaching extended beyond just wrestling, to coaching his son and daughter in tee-ball, softball, and baseball and also coaching football. Mark was a big believer in doing at least one good deed every single day.

Survivors include his son, Jacob (Brianna) Harrison (32) of Nixa; daughter, Courtney Harrison (28) of Kansas City; significant other, Debbie Allen, of the home; two grandchildren, Carolina and Mackenzie; two brothers, Mike Harrison of Elizabethtown, KY and Jerry Harrison of Osborn; two half-brothers, Steve Harrison and Scott Harrison, both of Cameron; three nephews, Kyle, James and Kevin; and niece, Chrissy.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home in Cameron. A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., prior to the service. Inurnment will be at Osborn Evergreen Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

(paid obituary)

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