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Kerry Lewis Harvey

August 6, 1960 — April 17, 2024

St. George

Kerry Lewis Harvey also known as “Yoke” or “Yogi” to family and close friends, was born on August 6, 1960, to the late Sylvester Harvey Sr. and Etheleen Harvey in Waycross Georgia. He was educated in the public school system of Charlton County and graduated in the class of 1979. Kerry’s work career began at Union Camp and many other stops before he found his ideal career and work family at White Oak Plantation in Yulee Florida as a Certified Pool and Spa Operator. He worked there for 37 years. His career allowed him to meet presidents, fellowship with celebrities, and travel to exotic locations. He loved the pool industry. Nobody could make a pool sparkle like him. He also loved to help others maintain and get their pools ready for the summer. His hands were blessed to plant and grow. Kerry’s hobbies were cooking, grilling, fishing, Riding his motorcycle, and gardening. He loved making wild game dishes and sharing them with others who dared to taste them. He enjoyed everything about God’s creation whether on land, sea, or sky. His pastime was reading. He kept lots of books around him at all times. He especially loved to read the Bible. He was a patient and caring man. He never met a stranger. He always left a word of knowledge or encouragement to others, and he touched so many lives. Everything he touched flourished. He Dearly loved his wife, children, and grandchildren more than anything. On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, God took his hand and led him into his eternal home. He will be greatly missed by all those who loved him. He was one of a kind, some would say “Harvey way or the highway”!

He was preceded in death by his Father Sylvester Harvey Sr. His Sisters: Rose Ann Harvey-Knight, Sharon Yvonne Harvey-Redmon

He leaves to mourn his Wife of 42 years Essie Harvey. His Children: Jennifer (Jovan) Timmon and Nicolas (Lrae) Harvey. His Grandchildren: Jerea Timmon, Josiah Timmon, Kayden Harvey, McKenzie Harvey, and Judah Timmon. His Mother Etheleen Harvey. His Brother Sylvester (Joyce) Harvey Jr. His Sisters: Ethel Mae Dasher, and Donna (Gillespie) Roberson and a Host of in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Brother-N-Laws: Leroy (Caroline) Branch of Greenville, SC, Eddie Larry of Macclenny, FL, Timothy (Filipina) Larry of  Woodbine, GA, Phillip Larry of Saint George, GA, Floyd Larry of Macclenny, FL Dennis (Carolyn) Larry of Glen Saint Mary, FL, Micheal (Annette) Larry of Macclenny, FL,  Sister-N-Laws: Lucile (John) Sirmones of Jacksonville, FL, Jeanette (Kenneth) Ruffin of Douglas, GA, Georgia (Van) Henderson of Douglas, GA

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Friday, April 26, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shepard Roberson Funeral Home

526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, GA 31537

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 27, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. George Church of God

, Saint George, GA 31562

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