John Walker Harvey
1/18/1928 - 6/10/2021

John Walker Harvey, 93, of Greenville, passed away on June 10, 2021, at Hunt Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, June 14, 2021, at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Allen Howard officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Mr. Harvey was born in the Milton Community in Lamar County, Texas to Garner Walker Harvey and Beula Gooch Harvey. John and his family joined Central Christian Church in 1953. He married Sherlie Benzi in Greenville on July 6, 2003.  He was a Veteran of the United States Navy serving in WWII. Mr. Harvey owned and operated Car Washes in Greenville from 1966 until his retirement at age 87.

He is survived by his wife, Sherlie Harvey and his children, John Garner Harvey of Waco, Catherine Harvey Johnson and husband, Jerry of Tyler, Jay Benzi and friend, Pam of Atoka, Oklahoma, and Angela Benzi Hunter and husband, Lee of McKinney.

He was a loving grandfather to eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, six siblings and his son, Mike Harvey, the mother of his children, Cherry Floyd Harvey and second wife, Dorothy Darnell Harvey.

John loved Central Christian Church and he requested any memorials be made to Central Christian Church.


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