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Harvey H. Harris


1924 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Harvey H. Harris Obituary
Funeral services for Harvey H. Harris, 91, of Austin and formerly of Big Spring, will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Reverend Rick Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Harris died Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Austin. Harvey was born in Sweetwater on Nov. 9, 1924 and grew up in Roscoe. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Harvey married Joyce Dean Kuykendall on Jan. 21, 1950 in Sweetwater. They moved to Big Spring in 1953. Harvey was baptized with his wife, Joyce, on June 20, 1965. He was a Deacon and faithful member of Baptist Temple Church in Big Spring and he also served 22 years in the bus ministry. He was also a member of Stake Plains Masonic Lodge # 598 in Big Spring.
Survivors include three nieces, Tobie Kuykendall and wife Maria of Austin, Nell Carter and husband Danny of Whitney and Judy Quinn of Odessa; two nephews, Tim Kuykendall and wife Phyllis of Fort Worth and Donald Kuykendall, Jr. and wife Christy of Tampa, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce on Nov. 8, 2011; parents, Oscar Harris on April 23, 1985 and Ida Nell (Ellison) Harris on March 9, 2002; three brothers, Alfred C. Harris, Oscar C. Harris, Jr. and Leonard L. Harris; two sisters, Bertie Lea Roberts and Ida McCain.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Mar. 27, 2016
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