Harvey N. Hymer

June 20, 1945December 27, 2020

Harvey Noble Hymer, 75, passed away December 27, 2020, at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Harvey was born June 20, 1945 in Omaha, Nebraska to Glenn Wade Hymer and Wilma Ruth Hymer. Harvey was the youngest in his family; he had one older brother.

Harvey was from a military family and was educated in several different high schools. After attending high school, he joined the Air Force and served in Vietnam. Harvey was honorably discharged from the Air Force and soon after he furthered his knowledge and skills at Glendale Community College.

Harvey was stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona when he met the love of his life Beatrice Munoz in 1965. They were later married July 29, 1966 and shared 53 years together. Together they welcomed four children into their family: Adrian, Deryk, Thomas and Daria.

Harvey worked most of his life as an Electrical and Instrumentation Tech with Arizona Public Service (APS) starting in 1981. He worked in Phoenix and Red Rock, AZ as well as Farmington, NM.

Harvey loved photography and owned a small business called Arizona Western Photography prior to working for APS. He loved to take photographs of nature and especially of his children and grandchildren. Harvey also loved to go to the gun range for target practice with his family and friends and would show them gun safety and techniques and the respect for firearms. Harvey had a world of knowledge that he loved to share with his family and could answer any question anyone would ask him.

Harvey is survived by his four children Adrian Hymer, Deryk Hymer, Tom (Michelle) Hymer, Daria (Jay) Preston, ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and his only brother Thomas (Virginia) Hymer.

Harvey was preceded in death by his wife Beatrice and his parents Glenn Wade Hymer and Wilma Ruth Hymer.

Viewing services will be held at 12:00PM, January 15, 2021 at the West Resthaven Funeral Home followed by burial services at 2:00PM at the Resthaven Park Cemetery.


  • Visitation

    Friday, January 15, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, January 15, 2021

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