Harvey Church

Harvey Ray Church

NEWARK: Calling hours for Harvey Ray Church, 80, of Newark, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, where Military Honors will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Mr. Church passed away November 3, 2012, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center. He was born September 24, 1932, in Big Bend, WV, to the late Andrew Jack and Ida Elizabeth (Cantwell) Church,

He was an Army Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Lucent Technology in 1997, was a member of NRA, and was an avid OSU fan.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Belle (Sears) Church; children, Loretta Church of Nashport, Yvonne (Mike) Morrison and Connie (Tim) Minkos both of Newark, Pam (Randy) Chrisman of Mt. Vernon, Steve (Ann) Church and Kris (Greg) Stalling both of Newark; 2 sisters; 1 brother; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Anita Francis; 1 sister and 1 brother.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Hospice of Central Ohio.


Published in the Advocate on Nov. 4, 2012