Robert Harvey


Robert D. Harvey, 89, of Hope, died at 10:20 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016, at Keepsake Village.

Before retirement, he worked in the factory at Cummins. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII. He enjoyed fishing, horseshoes and watching his grandkids play sports. He liked spending time at Tuff Creek Lodge.

There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m. Monday at Hope Moravian Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Born March 28, 1927, Robert was the son of Archie and Edna Stater Harvey. He married Velma L. Epperson on September 23, 1953, and she survives.

Other survivors include grandchildren, Brandon (Angela) Murphy of Atlanta, Georgia, Shana (Joe) Feldpausch of Nashville, Tennessee, and Casey (Melia) Murphy of Franklin, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Skylar and Piper Murphy, both of Atlanta, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jennifer Dailey; sister, Letha Ackerman; and brothers, Vernon and Ed Harvey.

Online condolences may be sent to the Harvey family at

Arrangements were made through Norman Funeral Home.