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.
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.
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
He was a
loving grandfather to eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
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.
Central Christian Church and he requested any memorials be made to Central