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Roofing industry leader passes away

Former NRCA President Robert Tarrant "Country" Harrison, former president of Greenville Roofing Co., Greenville, S.C., passed away March 1. He was 86.

Harrison served as president of the Carolinas Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association in 1973 and received the George M. Waters Distinguished Service Award in 1983. He was elected NRCA's president in 1985 and served two terms as an NRCA vice president and one term as senior vice president. He was named to NRCA's board of directors in 1977 and 1982 and served on numerous NRCA committees. He received NRCA's J.A. Piper Award in 1993.

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