Millard Eugene Harvey

Published 5:33 am Thursday, October 4, 2018

Millard Eugene (Gene) Harvey died Friday, September 28 at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia (Woodford) Harvey, children Elizabeth (Harvey) Konstanzer and Jason Harvey, daughter-in-law Kari Watkins Harvey and grandchildren Max Konstanzer, Jack Konstanzer and Sylvia Watkins Harvey. He has beloved family in England and two half-sisters in Texas, Barbara Sterling and Joan Robinson. His eldest son, Mark Harvey, predeceased him in 2014.

Born in Dallas, Texas on November 29, 1930 to Millard H. Harvey and Avis (Burnett) Barron, he graduated in 1954 from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors degree in Architecture. He joined the United States Air Force and served in Germany, France and the UK, where he met his wife. After his service, Gene was employed as a civilian by the Department of Defense at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. and the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. Gene was a gifted artist and a soccer coach. When he retired in 1995, he and his wife retired to the Outer Banks.

A celebration of life will be held at Lizzie’s house on Saturday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

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The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America,

Condolences may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.