Jerry Michieal Harvey “Mike”, 68, of Mt Lake Road, Newport, departed this life Friday, September 14, 2018 in a timbering accident near his home. He was born in Pearisburg on October 10, 1948 a son of the late Charles Goff and Irma Mae Bowyer Harvey of Newport. Mike was a 1966 graduate of Giles High School, was retired from Mundy Construction at the Celanese Plant in Narrows as a heavy equipment operator. He could operate any piece of equipment he was put on. He would stop to help any friend in need and always took care of his family for his entire life. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers James (Jim) Garfield Harvey, and Roy (Jack) Winfred Harvey, his sister Freida Mae Harvey Price, brother-in-law Clyde Lucas and sisters-in-law Judy Lucas and Reida Lucas Moye and Danny Moye.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Betty Jean Lucas Harvey; his children Kristy Harvey of Newport, David Wayne Harvey and Lynette of Florida, Lisa Diane Harvey of Pearisburg; his grandchildren Sterling Dwight Williams, Dustin Wayne Harvey and Katy, Maggie Carbaugh, Preston Harvey, and Jackson Harvey; his great-grandchildren Ryan Harvey, Levi Harvey, and Mandelyn Williams; his brothers Charles Lowe Harvey, and Garry Wayne Harvey; his sisters Ola Faye Harvey Craighead, Lois Genevieve Harvey Price, and Vivian Charlene Harvey Link; two very special sisters-in-law Rebecca Lucas Proco and Darlene Lucas; too many beloved nieces and nephews to list; and special fur buddy Rocky and grand pup Sassy.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Mike Harvey Family Cemetery at his home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. Victor Link, Jeff Harvey, Dustin Harvey, Sterling Williams, Cody Proco, and Sherman Harvey will serve as pallbearers.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Newport Rescue Squad. The family would also like to express sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Newport Rescue Squad, Sheriff Millirons and the county deputies, there are no words to say except “Thank You” to you all. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.