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Herschel Wayne Harrison, age 70

Herschel Wayne Harrison, age 70, of North Little Rock, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 6, 2023. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 1, 1952 to the late James Roy Harrison Sr. and Ami Dell Holland.

Herschel proudly served in the Army Reserve. He loved camping, boating on the lake, and dancing. He was also an avid and talented billiards player.

Herschel is preceded in death by his parents; his brother James Roy Harrison Jr; and his nephew Jason Carroll Harrison. He leaves behind his son Michael Wayne Harrison; daughter Toni Michelle Wells (Mitchell); grandson Sebastian Harrison; granddaughters Katie Wells and Kerrigan Wells; step-grandsons Jake Wells (Kari) and Lance Wells (Bre); great-granddaughter Felicity Wells; sisters Barbara Dollarhide and Erma Dean Miller (James); brothers Harvey Carroll Harrison and Charles Edward Harrison (Patricia Anne); a host of nieces and nephews; and many more friends and extended family.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 2:00pm with a funeral service to follow at 3:00pm in the Chapel of A Natural State Funeral Service; 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. Interment will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 9:00am at the Arkansas State Veteran’s Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Rev. Bill Haynie Posted April 11, 2023 4:20 PM

    You have my prayers.

  • Ramona Harris Posted April 11, 2023 5:14 PM

    Thankful and blessed to call him uncle! Rest in peace and Love.

  • Timbo & Tambo Posted April 11, 2023 7:49 PM

    gonna miss ya buddie

  • Ann Rice Posted April 11, 2023 10:25 PM

    I was so sorry to hear of Herschel’s passing. He was always so nice and friendly to everyone. I will always remember his beautiful smile and his big laugh. My sincere condolences to his family and friends

  • Chella Stivers Posted April 12, 2023 7:26 AM

    Herschel was such a great guy and breathe of fresh air any time you saw him. Lots of old memories at BJ’s. Prayers to all his family during this difficult time.

  • Shawn McNerlin Posted April 12, 2023 10:13 AM

    I hope you are dancing on streets of gold and shooting pool with family and friends who have gone before you. Your heart was gold! Rest In Peace- from an BJ Old
    Timer to another! – Shawn McNerlin

  • Sirena A Evans Posted April 12, 2023 1:48 PM

    My my deepest sympathies to all of the family. I wish I could have come down to the funeral service with my Dad, Mike Evans.

  • Brenda Billings Watrd and Mike Watd Posted April 12, 2023 2:18 PM

    Dance with him for years. Did many surgeries on him. I will forever miss his smile. RIP and RIP

  • Debbie Vail Posted April 12, 2023 6:21 PM

    You have been a good friend for over 25 years. I’ll miss our talks and jokes about “ chasing each other around the kitchen table “. RIP- I’ll see you again someday!

  • Patty (Stafford) Yarbrough Posted April 12, 2023 6:27 PM

    My deepest condolences to the family. Prayers going up for you all during this difficult time . He was a classmate of mine at Metropolitan High School and assisted us with our High School Class Reunions. I was so glad he was able to make it to our last reunion which was our 50th.

  • Tim and Lori mcminn Posted April 12, 2023 8:30 PM

    Prayers and love to the Family.

  • Sue Combs Posted April 13, 2023 11:20 AM

    Words cannot express my feelings for Herschel. He holds a special place in my heart. He will always be remembered for his huge smile and his willingness to help others. He will forever be missed by those who truly knew him. Love and prayers to the family.

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