In Memory

John Mitchell Harvey, Jr.

John Mitchell Harvey, Jr.

GASTONIA - John Mitchell "June Bug" Harvey Jr., 66, passed away April 9, 2014, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Gastonia, son of the late John Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Harvey. He was also preceded in death by one sister; Susan Harvey Musard.

John was a life long member of East Baptist Church of Gastonia where he was known for his twelve year stretch of perfect attendance. John was a hard worker, from the age of nine working paper routes and mowing lawns to working his way through school ultimately finding a lifelong career in the textile industry, including a thirty year stint at Cinderella Knitting. John loved cats and was never known to turn one away.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Harvey, three daughters; Nicole Wilson and husband Brian, Shannon Williams and husband Jason, and Beth Harvey. One sister; Nancy Harvey Starnes and husband Robert of Winston Salem, one brother; Steve Harvey and wife Patricia of Knoxville, Tennessee, five grandchildren; Phillip, McKenzie, Meghan, Peyton, and Blake.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service.

Interment will follow at Hollywood Cemetery in Gastonia.
In Lieu of flowers: donations may be made to the Tri-County Animal Rescue P.O. Box 483, Alexis, NC 28006.