Gary D. Harvey, 80, of Decatur entered into eternal life on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:34 pm at Heartland
A memorial service will be held at New Beginnings Church of God (2606 N. Route 121, Decatur, Illinois 62526) on
Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2 pm with visitation an hour before. Pastor Daniel Watkins will be officiating. Burial will
be at Scottville West Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Church or Alzheimer’s
Association. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.
Gary was born in Franklin, Illinois in September of 1936, to Floyd L. and Eva J. Harvey. He was graduated from
Waverly High School. Gary worked at ADM for eighteen years and was a barber for thirty years. He married
Phyllis in October of 1957 in Scottville, Illinois. They were married fifty-nine years.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Robin Harvey, and son, Doug (Griselda) Harvey; grandsons, Andrew
Harvey, Danny and Arthur Gerhardt; one great grandson, Preston Gerhardt; one brother, Ken (Judy) Harvey and
one sister, Glenda (Jack) McNeese; nephews, nieces and friends. He was preceded by his parents.
Special thanks to the Arcadia Staff at Heartland Nursing Home.