Harlie Lee Pankey Iii
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Harlie Lee Pankey III

Sayreville - Harlie Lee Pankey III 56, of Sayreville, passed away on Friday May 7, 2021. Born in Norfolk, VA Harlie attended the Norfolk Public School System. As a young man Harlie worked at Pankey's grocery store where he learned about operating a business. In 1988 he relocated to NJ where he developed his love of BBQ, learned and mastered grilling. He started a barbecue catering business with his wife Sylvia and in 2013 opened Big Harlie's BBQ in Sayreville. Harlie was always full of life, loved people and enjoyed trips back home to visit family and friends. Visitation will be Friday May 14th from 10am until the funeral service at 12pm at Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 243 Broadway, Long Branch. Interment will be private. Full obituary and condolences available online at www.LawsonFuneralService.com

Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Long Branch are in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Asbury Park Press from May 12 to May 13, 2021.
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June 7, 2021
What a surprising loss of a really great guy. Pankie...you were one of a kind. My sincere condolences to your wife, kids and family! R.I.P big fella!

David Williams
May 14, 2021
To Sylvia and Family my heart felt condolences are extended to you and to all of Harlies loved ones. While my our hearts are heavy and the pain of the loss of his presence saddens our souls, we can yet rejoice at having the shared the blessing of life friendship, and in your journey, love. Our prayers go up for your comfort and peace.
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