Edward M. Harvey

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Edward M. Harvey born December 18, 1931 in Bluff City, Ark., lost a 12 year battle with Alzheimer's Disease on June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Gladys Hildebrand Harvey and son, Mark Howell Guffin. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Harvey and his children, Charles Harvey, Darby Harvey, Jill Pryor, Debora Woksa and husband, Marshall Woksa, and his grandchildren, Adams Pryor, Porter Pryor, Mark Guffin II, Blaine Guffin and Ian Woksa. The family wishes to express thanks and gratitude to caregivers Dwight Smith, John Daniels, Victor and Maria Hernandez and Katherine Chandler, also Kelle Mills and her staff at Arkansas Hospice, Inc. Ed was a graduate of Chidester High School. He received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He was a member of the US Army, ATO Fraternity and St. James United Methodist Church. Ed was also inducted to the Mechanical Engineering Hall of Fame at the University of Arkansas. Ed began his business career in 1996, he was a visionary and his equipment designs revolutionized the sawmill industry. He expanded his business into trucking, manufacturing of various types of mechanical equipment and banking. A Celebration of Ed's Life will be Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 a.m., at the Hillcrest Chapel, 4411 Woodlawn Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas, 863 West Dickson Street, Room #204, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home.

Published June 7, 2017

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