Thomas H. Harvey, 74, of Joaquin
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 & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 22, 2021, at Watson & 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 his wife, Kay Harvey; children, Jason Harvey and wife Mindy and Jeremy Harvey; grandchildren, Ashlynn Wiggins and husband Jared, Kristen Bush and husband Nathan, and Addisyn Harvey; great grandchildren, Zayne Klaire Wiggins, Benton David Bush, and Zayde Thomas Wiggins on the way in July 2021; brothers, Johnny Harvey, Rodney L. Harvey and wife Connie; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Pat and Sue Daugherty, Sherry and Fred Holmes, and Ronnie Adams; 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; sister-in-law, Lucille Harvey; and brother-in-law, Johnny Alford and wife Sarah.
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.