Dr. Harvey founded the New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church and pastored previously the Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church. He served New Greater Love until his retirement and was honored as the Pastor Emeritus by the congregation.
He held a lifetime membership of the NAACP and was the first African-American elected as City Commissioner.
The home going services have been announced by the family as follows:
Services will be held on Monday, July 14, 2014:
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Family Viewing
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Public Viewing
5:00 p.m. – Masonic Rites
7:00 p.m. – Homegoing Service
New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church
1249 North 12th Street
Rev. LaRita Horton, Pastor
The preferred hotel is:
The Fairfield Inn and Suites
3950 Coleman Crossing Road
Paducah, Kentucky 42001
To fax condolences to the family (via Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home) please send them to (270) 442-0272.