George N. Harvey
George N. Harvey, 80, of Bridge City, died Saturday, July 12, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 14, at Winfree Baptist Church in Orange, with the the Rev. Keith Royal, pastor, officiating. Visitation will be held Monday from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the church. Services are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Graham Cemetery in Nebo, La.
Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews, Bo Graham, Greg Graham, Gary Graham, David Poole and Shane Daily. Honorary pallbearers will be his great-great nephews, Ethan Bourque, Kaleb Graham, Eli Daily and Graham Daily.
Born in Kinder, La., Jan. 7, 1934, George was the son of Charles E. and Zella Mae (Bolles) Harvey, and was a U.S. Marine, having served during the Korean War. He retired from BF Goodrich where he was a supervisor. Following retirement, George founded Harvey Homebuilders. He was a member of Winfree Baptist Church where he also served as a deacon.
Mr. Harvey was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Christine (Graham) Harvey; brothers, Gerald Harvey, Calvin Harvey, Gordon Harvey and Woodrow Harvey; sisters, Ruth Finch, Carolyn Rabe and Martha Currie.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Benoit of West Lake, La., and many nieces and nephews. He was dearly loved and will be missed, but we know we will see him again in our heavenly home.
The family wishes to acknowledge, with grateful appreciation, the love and care provided by George’s caretakers, Tracey Babcock, Mary Miller and Mary Nguyen.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Winfree Baptist Church, 19525 Hwy. 62 South, Orange, Texas 77630.