Gerald Lee “Harve” Harvey, age 78, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at his home in Chillicothe.
Gerald was born on October 29, 1943 in Olney, IL to Charles and Lois (Reed) Harvey. He graduated from Newton High School. He honorably served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. On November 30, 1980, Gerald and Carolyn Sue (Evans) Lincoln were married in Olney and were blessed with 41 years of marriage.
Gerald was a welder by trade, farmed, worked in the oilfield, Roadmaster and raised pigs. After retirement, he was proud to be active in the Clay City and Sailor Springs Legion and Chillicothe VFW. He enjoyed camping, gardening and spending time with family.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn; his son, Michael (Julie L.) Lincoln of Ottawa, IL; his daughter, Julie A. (Gary) Placher of Chillicothe, IL; his sister, Barbara Page of Effingham, IL; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Eugene; and his grandparents.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a graveside service with military honors will be at Green Hill Cemetery, south of Noble, IL on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 11am. A luncheon will be held following the graveside at Wynoose Liberty Church, 840 N. Wynoose Rd, Noble, IL 62868. Memorials may be made to the Clay City/Sailor Springs American Legion or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.