Milton, IN: Victor L. Harvey, 53, of Milton, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at his residence.
Victor is the son of Glen and Neva Bennett Harvey, born July 22, 1963 in Wayne County. He was a 1981 graduate of Connersville High School and had been employed as a roofer as a member of United Roofers and Waterproofers Union. Local 119. He primarily was employed as a foreman with Henry C. Smithers Roofing and Sheetmetal Company in Indianapolis. Victor loved being outdoors and liked fishing, canoeing and taking bicycle rides. He often entertained as a humorous storyteller. His love for his daughter and grandchildren was apparent as he taught them many useful life skills. Victor enjoyed working with his hands, building tables, shelves and remodeling. In his leisure time, he liked to play pool and board games with his family.
Victor is survived by his daughter: Chelsea D. Harvey Lamont and her companion, Travis Clemans of Guston, Kentucky; his grandchildren: Adrhianna Lamont and Roman Clemans; his siblings and their spouses: Paul Harvey, Lynn Harvey Patterson and Tim, all of Connersville; Neil Burkhardt and Terri of Brownsburg, Karl Burkhardt and Renee of Ada, Oklahoma; Lisa Sembach and Paul of Glenwood, Julie Haus and Bill of Dayton, Ohio; Melody Sherer and Merle Rogers, both of Richmond; his companion: Karen Compton; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Victor was preceded in death by his brother: Michael Harvey, his sister: Darlene Harvey; his niece: Kimberly Smith; and his former wife: Jovetta Levi Harvey.
Friends may visit at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home from 11 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 until the time of service. Public funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with his brother, Pastor Karl Burkhardt, officiating. Interment will follow in Dale Cemetery, section L. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or to the Indiana State Police Fund. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.