Harry Jamison Voss, Sr.
Harry Jamison Voss, Sr., age 73, passed away on March 26, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN.
Since his retirement in 2010, Harry has been a resident of Lawrenceburg, TN, and was of the Pentecostal faith. As a young man, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, retiring after 22 years. Six months later, he began a second career as the Occupational Safety & Health Manager for the Department of Navy for the next 25 years. He devoted his life to serving our country for 47 years.
Harry became a Lawrence County Master Gardener six years ago. He served as President and Vice President and due to his dedication and volunteer spirit the Master Gardeners are dedicating a tree in his honor at the Hope Botanical Garden in Loretto, TN.
Through the Master Gardener Program, he learned about beekeeping and became an avid beekeeper and mentor. He was a founding member of the Lawrence/Wayne Beekeepers Association, serving as Vice President for several years. Recently he became the South Middle Tennessee Regional Vice President for the Tennessee Beekeepers Association, visiting 12 local bee clubs, keeping them informed about the wonderful work this organization is accomplishing through dedicated volunteers.
He was preceded in death by his parents: William Seamon and Betty Martin Voss; and one brother: James William Voss.
He is survived by his loving wife: Shelia McGuire Voss; four children: John (Wanda) Fowler of Atlanta, GA, Jennifer Dale of Columbus, OH, Marna Dale of New Orleans, LA and Jamie Simmons of Annapolis, MD; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A “Celebration of Life” service for Harry Jamison Voss, Sr. will be held in the near future. Williams Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered by way of: williamsfh.com.