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Laverne "Buck" Harvey

Obituary for Laverne "Buck" Harvey

April 21, 1930 - August 2, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 89


Laverne"Buck"Harvey, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Friday August 2, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born April 21, 1930 in Carpentersville, Illinois to the late George and Ella Block Harvey. Buck lived in Elgin until he moved to Owensboro in 1985, where he made many friends in his 34 years here. He worked as a handyman doing construction on homes for James Bennett until his passing, and continued working for James's wife, Jennie, and became close friends with their daughter, Sandra Cox. Buck was a member of Good Shepard Church where he became close friends with James and Patty Wagner and many others. For the last three years Buck has lived at Twin Rivers, where he was loved by all, especially for his outgoing personality.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Kevin Harvey; and four brothers, Richard, Robert, Ronald and Gerald Harvey.

Buck is survived by two sons, Jeff and George Harvey; a daughter, Karen Cullam, all of Southern Illinois; and two sisters, Cathy Broadway and Betty Harvel, both of Elgin, Illinois.

The funeral service for Laverne "Buck" Harvey will be 2 PM Saturday, August 10, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, where visitation will be from Noon till time of service the same day. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Elgin, Illinois on Monday August 12, at 1 PM CST.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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