Ernest James “Tucker” Harvey, 67, of Mt. Lake Road, Newport, departed this life Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013. Born in Newport on February 23, 1946 he was a son of the late Hobert James Harvey and Gladys Meredith Harvey Rock of Newport. Tucker was a member of Sherry Memorial Christian Church, was a 1966 graduate of Giles High School, was a veteran of the U S Army, Viet Nam Era, was a member of DAV, and was self employed as an auto upholsterer.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Debra Collins Harvey; his daughters and son-in-law Shannon Harvey Stump of Christiansburg and Kimberly and Aaron Myers of Newport; his mother and step-father Gladys M. and Franklin Rock of Newport; his grandchildren Matthew Caleb Stump, Haleigh Raeann Myers, Cullen Chadwick Myers, and Mason James Myers; his brothers and sisters-in-law Robert B. and Barbara Harvey of Narrows, Darrell E. and Dorothy Harvey of Newport; his sisters and brothers-in-law Doris H. and Ronnie Stiff of Newport, Patricia H. and Larry Dowdy of Hoges Chapel; and his granddog and constant companion, Buck.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastors Matt Cox and Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Porterfield Cemetery on Mt. Lake Road at Newport with military rites by the VFW and American Legion Posts of this area. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.