Richard L. Harrison, Sr., 82, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital.

He was born April 10, 1939 in Springfield, the son of James and Vivian (Curry) Harrison. He married Sandra Jean Jones in 1960. She preceded him in death in 2015.

Dick worked as a diesel mechanic at Roland Machinery and at J. Wright Equipment in Springfield. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 965.

Survivors include his children, Debra Greenwood of Riverton, Terry (Darryl Cain) Crumly of Chatham and Richard Harrison Jr. of Springfield; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and five siblings.

Private family services will be held.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield was in charge of arrangements.