Arthur C. Harbison

July 11, 1929 ~ October 3, 2019 (age 90)


Arthur C. Harbison, 90 of Cabot, entered into Glory to be with his Lord Jesus on October 3, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospice after a valiant battle with lung cancer.

Born July 11, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of Arthur L. Harbison and Ida Anderson Harbison.

After graduating from Etna High School in 1947, he worked in the Pittsburgh Steel Mills. Art then worked as a Data Storage Analyst for Gulf Research for 32 years and retired in 1986. He was a member of Gospel Fellowship PCA, where he was a Elder Emeritus, a life member of the Harmar V.F.D. and a charter member of the Lower Valley Ambulance Service. He lived a life of service to others.

He enjoyed riding his quad at camp and could be seen riding it around Concordia. He also enjoyed carpentry, designing electrical projects and oil painting.

Surviving are his second wife, Barbara Saylor Harbison, whom he married June 20, 2015, his son, A. Daniel (Bonnie) Harbison of Butler, his daughter, Amy (Ken) Gray of Gibsonia, 8 grandchildren, Brooklynn (Rich) Gaus, Meredith (Mick) Torre, Isaac Harbison ,Jordan (Katarina) Gray, Zachary (Tiffany) Gray, Bradley Gray, Lucas Gray, and Brycen Gray, 4 great grandchildren, Isabella Gaus, Adelynn Gaus, Zion Harbison Gray and Sanja Gray. He is also survived by four step-daughters and 7 step-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife of 60 years, Barbara Waterhouse Harbison on June 1, 2012, 1 brother, William Harbison and 1 sister Marion Orris.

Friends will be received from Sunday, October 6, 2019, 1-5 at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.

Services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019, 11:00 am at the Gospel Fellowship PCA with lunch to follow.

Private interment will be in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmarville.

Memorial donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot, or the Christian Recreation Program at Gospel Fellowship PCA.

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October 6, 2019

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
410 West Main Street, PO Box 305
Saxonburg, PA 16056

Funeral Service
October 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Gospel Fellowship Church

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