Edward "Ed" Lee Harvey, 64, of Independence, passed away on January 10th.
The memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday January 16th at New Salem Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. prior to the service.
Ed was born in Independence, MO on June 26th, 1948. He graduated from Raytown High School. Ed was married to Patricia on November 18, 1990; they were married for 22 years. Ed worked as a telephone electronics technician for Lucent Technologies for 37 years. He enjoyed Boy Scouts as a child, obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout, and earned his membership in the tribe of Mic-o-Say as a Warrior. In the past few years he was very active in the daily life at Pleasant Hill Nursing home. He helped to plan activities and led memorial services for friends that went before him.
Ed is survived by his wife Patricia Harvey, sister Deborah Harvey, daughter Misty Morton, step-son William Greer & his wife Audrey, and other family and friends . Ed is preceded in death by his daughter Megan Long, and his parents Clare & Betty Harvey. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the American Diabetes