Zanesville - James Michael Harvey, 68, passed away January 18, 2021. James was born August 16, 1952. Jim was an avid fisherman. He and his long-time friend, Bill Ellis, spent many times fishing. James worked in the oil fields for a number of years. He also dedicated his services as a truck driver for Neff Trucking Co. and Putnam Transfer. Jim also enjoyed golfing, often playing with the Licking View gang.
James was an avid collector of local Indian arrowheads. He was a 1969 graduate of West Muskingum High School. James later went on to serve in the National Guard before receiving his honorable discharge.
Jim is preceded in death by his significant other, Linda Kraus; his mother, Anna (Murphy) Harvey; father, Thomas Harvey; sister, Carolyn Sue (Harvey) Tarleton; and his special cat, Kit.
James leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved daughter, Annie Herman; grandchildren, Triston L. McClain, Joely M. McClain, and Dakota James Wiltshire; brother, George E. Harvey; sister, Sharron Jo (Harvey) Hayes; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
Per Jim's wishes, cremation has been chosen and no services will be observed at this time. Anyone so inclined may make donations in Jim's honor to Genesis Hospice. BURRELL FUNERAL SERVICES is serving the family.