[Funeral Program for Charles B. Harvey, Jr., June 18, 2010] Page: 2 of 3
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Charles B Harvey, Jr went peacefully to be with the Lord on June 12,
2010 at 5:20 a.m. He was the third child born to the late Charles B
Harvey, Sr and Rosa Ella Robinson (Harvey) in Hattieville, Texas.
His education began in San Antonio, Texas at Grant Elementary
Later he moved with his mother to Lubbock, Texas and graduated from
Dunbar High School, in Lubbock, Texas. Charles continued his educa-
tion at Huston Tillotson College in Austin, Texas. He received a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education, minor in Biology/
Science. He was employed by the Le Mesa School District in Le Mesa,
Texas as a coach.
In the early 60's he and Emily moved to San Antonio, Texas and he
was employed in San Antonio Independent School District.
Charles' real passion was working with children who needed mentoring
and tutoring. He taught Biology/Science in the San Antonio Independ-
ent School District for over 35 years. He taught at Riley Middle
School (M.L.King) and Harris Middle School. His love for children
and education led him back into the schools as a substitute teacher for
seven more years.
In Charles's spare time, he loved to play tennis, socialize with his
friends and Fraternity Brothers. He loved music, family reunions,
working in his yard, and pickmg-up pecans from his many pecan trees.
His illness confined him so he did other things, planting flowers, and
painting every object in his yard he could find and still picked-up pe-
He was an active member of Second Baptist Church where he served
on the Men's Usher Board until his health failed. He was a faithful
and loyal member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. until be became
ill. Charles loved to dress. He always made sure his hair was in place,
his suits, shirts, ties, were always coordinated. A well-dressed person
he was. Even on the tennis court.
His life will live in the hearts and memories of his devoted wife of 51
years Emily Cook Harvey His daughter Charles Ella Harvey Johnson,
three sisters, Lottie Harvey Wimbush, Elain Harvey, Naomi Barns, four
brothers, three preceded him in death (Joseph, Isaac, Abner) and Clyde
Harvey; one Grandson, Troy Johnson. He will be missed by sister-in-
law, nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, uncles, and many friends and a
devoted neighbor, Mrs. Ozzie Washington.
ORDER OF SERVICE
Prelude Medley of Hymns Mrs. La Faye Duren, Organist
Processional Ministers and Family
Opening Statement Rev Dr Robert L. Jemerson
Hymn Of Celebration "Blessed Assurance" No 572
"Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh, what a foretaste of glory
devine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, born of His spirit,
washed in His blood."
Chorus: "This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all
the day long; this is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior
all the day long."
Old Testament Psalm 23 Rev Lowell Johnson
New Testament John 14:1-4, 6-7 Rev Samuel Mathis
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Rev John H. Sanders
Mrs. Lakeeta Johnson
Second Baptist Church
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Reflections Mrs. Juretta Marshall, Retired Principal
Congregational Hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" No 139
Eulogy "A Building Of God" Rev Dr Robert L. Jemerson
"For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dis-
solved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eter-
nal in the heavens. For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be
clothed upon with our house which is from heaven." 2Connthians 5 1-2
'When We All Get To Heaven'
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there
shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither
shall there be any more pain: for the former things are
passed away " Revelation 21.4
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