Thomas H. Harvey


Thomas H. Harvey, 74, of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 22, 2021, at Watson and Sons Chapel with Bro. Michael McArthur officiating. Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.

Born April 15, 1946, in Converse, Louisiana, Thomas is the son of the late John Eddie Harvey and Edna Cassell Harvey. In his early years, he managed Harvey’s Landing and also ran 4H Gator Farms. Thomas retired from public education and coaching, having worked in Shelbyville, Joaquin, Tenaha, Waskom, and Converse. He was a member of Lydia Missionary Baptist Church in Huxley.

He is survived by:

Wife, Kay Harvey

Jason Harvey and wife Mindy
Jeremy Harvey

Ashlynn Wiggins and husband Jared
Kristen Bush and husband Nathan
Addisyn Harvey

Zayne Klaire Wiggins
Benton David Bush
Zayde Thomas Wiggins on the way in July 2021

Johnny Harvey
Rodney L. Harvey and wife Connie

Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law:
Pat and Sue Daugherty
Sherry and Fred Holmes
Ronnie Adams
Johnny and Sarah Alford

Special nephew, Shade Adams

Numerous other nieces and nephews

Preceded in death by his infant son, Justin Harvey; parents, John Eddie Harvey and Edna Cassell Harvey; sister, Sybil Shoalmire; father-in-law, Joe Alford; mother-in-law, Edith Alford; and sister-in-law, Lucille Harvey.

Pallbearers will be Tim Wilkerson, Blake Roberts, Matt Mathews, Andrew Dolan, Brandon Dolan, Bubba Lewis, Jay Jones, Gunner Nelson, and Tray Wilkerson. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn Gray, Johnny Mac Daw, Myron Prince, Doug Cogswell, Ronnie Wolfe, and JISD School Board Members and Coaches.

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