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Robert Alfred "Al" Harvell

Obituary for Robert Alfred "Al" Harvell

October 17, 1949 - May 25, 2014
Willard, North Carolina | Age 64


Mr. Alfred "Al" Harvell, age 65 of Willard, passed away May 24, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Wilmington following an extended illness. He was born October 17, 1949, to the late Ransom Carr Harvell and Sarah Griffin Harvell of Penderlea. In addition to his mother, Al is survived by two sisters, Pat H. Boykin of Wallace and Wanda H. Marks and husband Chris of Penderlea, a niece, Lea Ann Boykin Cook and husband Larry of Charlotte, and a nephew, Daniel Carr Boykin wife Susan of Penderlea. He is also survived by two special great-nieces, Savannah C. Boykin and Sarah Carr Cook, and a special great-nephew, Skyler D. Boykin, a step great-niece, Cameron Simpson and a step great-nephew, Jackson Simpson. Also surviving are several aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends.
Mr. Harvell was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, W. Alfred and Grace W. Griffin and paternal grandparents, Robert H. and Annie M. Harvell.
Al was a graduate of Penderlea High School, a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War and a retired General Contractor. He was a member of Potts Memorial Presbyterian Church in Penderlea, where a graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014 conducted by Chaplain W. M. Dinkins. Visitation will follow in the Fellowship Hall at the church.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Potts Memorial Cemetery Fund c/o Sylvia Walker, 1947 Crooked Run Road, Willard, NC 28478 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
The family expresses their thanks to Lower Cape Fear Hospice for their kind support and care of their loved one.
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  • Potts Memorial Cemetery Fund
    1947 crooked Run Road
    Willard, NC 28478
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center
    1414 Physicians Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28401

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