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Harrison Lee Erby

NEWARK, N.J. -- Rev. Harrison Lee Erby, 69, formerly of Rock Hill, S.C., died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, in Newark.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at New Zion Baptist Church, Rock Hill, with the Rev. David Walker officiating and Rev. Daniel Chisholm assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m., at the church and other times at the home of Melvin Erby Jr., 1743 Kings Drive, Rock Hill.

He was preceded in death by a son, Darryl Boss.

Harrison leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Mildred Lewis-Erby; three children, Arbur Aziz, Barbara Wilson and Cynthia Boss; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; his siblings, Alice Tate, Caldonia Shannon, Tom, Melvin and George Erby; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends; the Greater Bethel Church family; and the New Zion Baptist Church Family.

Wright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.