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Bob L. Harvey

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Bob L. Harvey

Bob L. Harvey, 88 of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Bethany Home Brandon.

Bob Harvey, son of Lowell and Harriett (Jester) Harvey, was born on July 6, 1929, in Valley Springs, SD. He moved to Sioux Falls and received his education, graduating from Washington High School. Bob enlisted with the United States Air Force in 1947 and served in the Korean War.

Bob was united in marriage with Dorothy Jacobson on June 16, 1951, in Sioux Falls, SD. After Bob was honorably discharged in 1955, the family returned to Sioux Falls where Bob began working with American Freight. Bob transferred to K & J Trucking until retiring.

Bob was a charter member of Hope Lutheran Church. He was also a part of the American Legion, VFW, the Elks, and the Galesburg reunions. Bob enjoyed following Cardinals Baseball and the Florida Gators.

Grateful for having shared his life are his son, Jeff (Sandy) Harvey, Las Vegas, NV; two daughters, Janis (Priamo) Mena, Gainesville, FL, and Julie (Scott) Christie, Sioux Falls, SD; eight grandchildren Josh (Sarah) Harvey, Mark (Estella) Harvey, Brandi Harvey, Lisa Harvey, Gisel Mena, Mariel (Evan) Taylor, Marisa Christie, Ryan Christie; great-granddaughter Kaleesa Grace Harvey; and many other relatives and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dorothy, brothers Lee, Lyle, and Verl, and sisters Blanche Falor and Evelyn Pelley.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Hope Lutheran Church with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Published in The Argus Leader on Sept. 20, 2017
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