Tex Olandro Dix

Born in Griffin, GA on October 27, 1945

Departed on June 21, 2018 and resided in Brooks, GA

Tex O. Harrison (f/k/a Dix), 72 of Brooks, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on June 21, 2018.

Mr. Harrison was born October 27, 1945, in Griffin, Georgia, to Travis Dix, Leila Dix & Travis Harrison.

Mr. Harrison served in the United States Coast Guard for many years. In 1970, Mr. Harrison married the love of his life, Linda Irene Chadwick and became an amazing father to his daughter, Terri Lynn Cloud and his son Chad Lindsey Harrison.  He cherished his two grandsons, Landon “Beau” Harrison and Gavin Chadwick Harrison and was smitten by his daughter-in-love, Paige Bailey Harrison.  Mr. Harrison’s family was what he valued most in his life and he will live on thru wonderful memories that were made between them all.

Mr. Harrison is survived by his daughter, Terri Lynn Cloud his son, Chad L. Harrison & daughter-in-love, Paige B. Harrison, two grandsons, Landon “Beau” Harrison and Gavin Chadwick Harrison, two sisters, Amy Sue Harrison Blum and Pat Harrison Pittman, his brother, Larry Harrison, several nieces, nephews, cousins and his very best friend, Ray Cobb.

Mr. Harrison is preceded in death by his loving wife, Linda Irene Harrison (Dix), his parents and several siblings.

At Mr. Harrison’s request, no service will be held.

 


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  1. Clyde Thomas Shaw June 28, 2018 at 11:23 am - Reply

    My Dear Cousin Tex,
    You brought so much light into the lives of so many. I found you in the last month of your life and not only did you reveal yourself to me as family, but you were a wonderful mentor and teacher and I promise to always honor you with my service to others.
    Your Cuz,
    Tom

  2. Ray Cobb June 28, 2018 at 12:49 pm - Reply

    I was so shocked to hear Terri tell me that Tex had passed during the night.Tex and I were best friends for as long as I can remember! I will miss going out to see him and sitting on the back porch talking about our childhood and growing up together. I will miss you Tadpole!

  3. Paige Harrison June 28, 2018 at 1:06 pm - Reply

    Our lives will never be the same. We love you PawPaw!

  4. Sue June 28, 2018 at 1:27 pm - Reply

    Never enough time for family. Thank you for searching for us…..you are forever in our hearts, Tex.

  5. Paula June 28, 2018 at 5:31 pm - Reply

    Wonderful memories of Tex, My friend, my co-grandparent.

  6. Michelle Chadwick July 4, 2018 at 11:30 am - Reply

    I will miss all of our conversations and emails. Most of all I’ll miss you. Love you.

  7. Carla Moore Evans July 4, 2018 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    I cherish our friendship and enjoyed many chats through the years while reminiscing about our childhood as a Highland Terrapin on the Highland Mill Village, Griffin, Georgia. Tex & Ray Cobb were inseparable during their childhood and remained best friends for life. I can’t even imagine the void that Ray is feeling now.

    Enjoyed hearing Tex speak of his Coast Guard experiences, as well. I actually thanked Tex for his service to this great nation.

    Tex was richly blessed with his loving family and he spoke of them often. Tex is finally reunited with his beloved wife, Linda.

    I will miss Tex, but will always remember him fondly, for he holds a special place of friendship in my heart.

    Blessings to all of Tex’s family and friends. 💕

  8. Rome July 4, 2018 at 11:23 pm - Reply

    Sorry your lost my condolences goes out to you and your family

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