Death: Henry Harrison of Greenville, South Carolina, passed away at 89

By | December 14, 2021

Henry Harrison death – cause of death – Greenville, SC: Henry Harrison, 89-year-old, of Greenville, South Carolina, a retired Highway Patrol Sergeant and the owner of American Services, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at his home in Greenville South Carolina. The cause of his death was not made public by the family as of the time of this report. He will be missed dearly.

Born Henry Clyde Harrison Jr. to late Clyde and Pauline (Womble) Harrison on February 21st, 1932 in the Union Bleachery community in Greenville, South Carolina before moving to Sans Souci where he grew up. Henry grew up in Greenville and graduated from Parker High School before joining the Highway Patrol and taking his first post in Cherokee County. He was able to move back to Greenville in 1962. In 1975 he decided to retire from the Highway Patrol as a Sergeant and start his own company. Henry started American Security from his living room and quickly expanded it into a corporation that at various times served clients in seven states and employed over 5,500 people, known today as American Services. He served as the Chairman of the Board and CEO of American Services until his demise.

He was married to two women in his lifetime. He is married to Tracy Lamb and they gave birth to four children Randy Harrison (Beth), Carole Ann Owens (Kent). Pauline Joy Green (Tim), and Austin Harrison. He is also married to Glenda Harrison and they had three children Kim Alexander (Donnie), Kellie O’Donald (Roger), and Al Harrison (Kim).  He also have 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Mackey Mortuary at Century Drive from 4 pm to 7 pm. A memorial service will be held at Sans Souci Church located at 3100 Old Buncombe Road, Greenville South Carolina, 29609 on Friday, December 17 at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1901 Wade Hampton Blvd Greenville, SC 29609. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorials to be sent to Sans Souci Church, St. Jude’s Children Hospital, Tri-County Vet Tech Program, or Dr. William Schmidt and Dr. Susan Shi Legacy Fund and Institute for Child Success.