Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory: Obituaries

Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory

Basil Marion Harvey Basil Marion Harvey
(May 23, 1923 - December 4, 2013)

Basil Marion Harvey, 90

Basil Marion Harvey of Okeechobee died December 4, 2013. He was born May 23, 1923 in Kenansville to the late Wesley and Maude Harvey. He was a lifetime resident of Okeechobee. He was a rancher and he enjoyed hunting, planting trees and feeding turkeys. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Okeechobee.

Mr. Harvey was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Harvey; sisters, Hazel Huey and Marian Watford; half-brother, Clyde; and half-sister, Ramona.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Delores Harvey; son, Blaine Harvey (Jeanette); daughter, Valerie Lewis (Barry); three grandsons, Weston Harvey, Austin Harvey, Keith Lewis, II and sister, Juanita Durrance all of Okeechobee.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. until services at 10 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Okeechobee with Bill Sherman and Mark McCarter officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the online register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com

All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee Florida 34972.