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Obituary: Harold Reece Harvey, 87, member Egypt Christian

Mr. Harvey was a member of a large, influential Adair County family. He was a veteran of World War II who had been award three Bronze Stars. Military rites will be accorded him by VFW Post 6097, Columbia, KY

Harold Reece Harvey, 87, a resident of Summit Manor Heathand Rehab Center, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 4:45amCT at Summit Manor.

The funeral service will be Saturday, November 3, 2007, at 2:00pmCT atStotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY with Bro. Hugh Withers and Bro. Elbert Hadley the officiating clergy.

He was born August 15, 1920, the son of the late Holland Haskin (H.H.) and Vina Estelle Reece Harvey of Adair County, Kentucky

Survivors include the following:
  • One daughter: Diane Burris of Tuscola, IL

  • Two sons: Mitch Harvey, Columbia, KY, and Tony Harvey of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Dale Harvey, Bedford Park, IL

  • Two sisters: Jessie Scardigino of New Jersey and Doris Bryantof Columbia, KY

  • Eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his wife,Lena Christine Flatt Harvey, onMarch 21, 1974. He later married Doris Smith Montgomery Harvey, who preceded him in death on February 20, 2000.

He was also preceded in death by one son, Darrell Harvey, on March 19, 1995.

He was further preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: Hack Harvey and Donald Harvey, and Eris Sharp and Betty Berry.

Mr. Harvey was a member of the Egypt Christian Church, a US Army Veteran of World War II who was awarded three Bronze Stars. He had been retired for several years after a career at Bethlehem Steel in Chicago, IL.

Interment will be in the Freedom Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 6097 at the graveside.

The family requests visiting after 4:00pmCT, Friday, November 2, 2007, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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