Clabon R. Harrison

Published 8:45 am Saturday, March 30, 2019

Clabon R. Harrison (C.R.), 81, of Chesapeake, Va., died March 24, 2019, at home. Born on August 9, 1937 in Bertie, he was the son of the late Graham and Matilda Harrison. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son Graham F. “Frankie” Harrison and grandson Franklin Harrison.

Clabon is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shelby Newton Harrison; daughter Debra J. Cake; siblings Doris Peirce, Bobby Harrison (Barbara), all of Chesapeake, Earl Harrison (Karen) of Suffolk, Frances Trueblood of Chesapeake, Rose Odom of Currituck; grandchildren Jason Temple, of Chesapeake, Tiffany Cake of Portsmouth, Ricky Cake (Kirsten) of Virginia Beach and nine great-grandchildren.

Clabon worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for 30 years as a physical science tech instructor. He had a great love of the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and turkey hunting and was well known for his woodworking skills.

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A private remembrance will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.