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William H. Harrison, VIII

July 9, 1954 — September 26, 2020

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday October 6, 2020 from 3pm to 5pm. If you would like to attend, please make a reservation here: https://app.planhero.com/gatherings/6906-william-h-harrison-viii-calling-hours

William Henry Harrison, VIII, 66, better known as Bill, a longtime resident of Ulster County, passed away Saturday September 26, 2020 at home. He was born in Glen Cove, NY on July 9, 1954, son of the late William H. Harrison, VII and Patricia (Simpson) Harrison.

If you knew him, you loved him. He was a person of many skills. He, with the help of his brother and friends build an A-frame house in Accord, NY. Together, they also built a cabin. Bill was a free spirit who went where life took him. He enjoyed sailing and going to the movies. He had a fondness for The Blues Brothers. Above all else, he believed in helping people less fortunate than himself.

Bill is survived by his children, William H. Harrison, IX, and his wife Michelle of Albany, NY, and Meghan Harrison of Upper Marlboro, MD, his siblings, Shirley Paley and her husband Bruce of Hurley, NY, Pamela Grue and her husband William of Chandler, AZ, Wayne Harrison of Kerhonkson, NY, Jennifer Straub of Melbourne, FL, Ellen Cordaro of Hurley, NY, and Christine Cordaro of Hurley, NY, his uncle, John Rougas, his aunts, Cecilia Rougas and Ingrid Reghetti, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his step-father, Joseph Cordaro.

Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Tuesday October 6, 2020 from 3pm to 5pm. If you would like to attend, please make a reservation here: https://app.planhero.com/gatherings/6906-william-h-harrison-viii-calling-hours

Bill will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to People's Place at www.peoplesplaceuc.org . A tribute for William can be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.

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