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Lloyd Ellsworth Harvey, 97, of Nimitz, went peacefully to live eternally with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, July 20, 2017 at Main Street Care, following a short illness.
Born February 19, 1920 at Hinton, he was the son of the late Alfred Adolphus and Nellie Fitzpatrick Harvey.
Lloyd was a member of Beech Run Baptist Church where he served the Lord for many years. He worked for many years doing body and fender work at various body shops, retired from the C&O Railway with over 20 years of service as a Fireman/Hostler. He enjoyed talking with people and telling stories, gardening and adult coloring.
Preceded in death by his first wife, Emma Jean Ellison Harvey, second wife, Dorothy Lilly Harvey, four brothers, "Lil Alphie", Arvel, Clifford and Donald Harvey, three sisters, Elsie Brandon, Mertie Adkins and Martha Headington.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Janey Angell and husband Robert of Jumping Branch and Janet Riffe of Galax, VA, grandchildren, Neta Angell Greenlief and husband Travis of Wilmington, NC, Kevin Wykle of Alderson, Greg Angell and wife Eva of Jumping Branch, Sherri Cook of Jumping Branch and Terri Jones of Lewisburg; great grandchildren, Brittany and Lucas Wykle, Hayden and Harrison Greenlief, Greg, Nathan, Emma and Noah Angell and his sister-in-law, Wilma Ellison of Hinton.
Funeral services will be held 2PM Sunday July 23, 2017 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Sonny Angell officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from noon until time of services on Sunday at the funeral parlors.
Mike, Nathan and Clinton Brandon, Joe Willey and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made in Lloyd's memory to Beech Run Baptist Church or Main Street Care Activity Fund.
Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp.com
Published on July 20, 2017
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