Henry LeRoy Harvey
June 15, 1929 – April 25, 2021
Henry LeRoy Harvey, age 91, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at his home at the Gardens of Calvary. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Parkhill Cemetery at 11:00 am.
LeRoy was born June 15, 1929, in Experiment, Georgia, Spaulding County; the son of Edward M. Harvey and Frances Mann Harvey. LeRoy’s father died when he was quite young and James H. Parker, Sr., became his stepfather after he married Frances.
“Poker”, as he was known to family and friends, retired from Bell South after more than 40 years of service. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing. He and Joyce took the grandchildren on many day trips to regional historical sites.
LeRoy is preceded in death by: his wife, Joyce Pratt Harvey; and his parents.
Survivors include: his children, Jan (Scott) Chandler, Jenna (Mark) Sellers, Jo (Skip) Simonds; his grandchildren, Joshua (Jennifer) Chandler, Christopher (Sarah) Chandler, Justin (fiancé Kori Lee) Sellers, Austin Sellers, Matt Simonds, Georgia Simonds; a brother James H. “Sonny” Parker; and many friends of the family that will cherish his memory.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.shcolumbus.com for the Harvey family.
Thursday, April 29, 2021