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James Reynolds (Jimmy) Harvey

September 29, 1951 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 69)


Mr. James Reynolds (Jimmy) Harvey, 69, of Milner, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at WellStar Spalding Hospital.

Mr. Harvey was born in Waycross, Georgia on September 29, 1951. He was preceded in death by his parents, A.C. Harvey Jr and Alice Reynolds Harvey. He was retired from Georgia Power. Jimmy loved spending time with his family and working on his son’s tree farm.

Jimmy graduated from Waycross High School in 1969. He continued his education at the University of Georgia and graduated in 1974. He was also a member of the RedCoat Marching Band.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Diane Harvey. He is also survived by daughter, Marie Harvey Knight (David) and son, Zeke Harvey (Lori). He was the proud grandfather of three boys and lovingly called nandaddy by them all. They include James Reynolds Harvey II, John Thomas Harvey, and John David Knight. Jimmy has two brothers, A.C. Harvey III and Joe Harvey (Carol). He also has many nieces and nephews that were dear to his heart.
There will not be a formal visitation at the funeral home, but if you would like to come by and pay your respects and sign the register you can do so on Friday, January 22, from 2:00pm until 7:00 pm. As a tribute to Jimmy, there will be a drive through visitation on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 1:30pm at the Harvey residence, 510 Chappell Mill Road, Milner. Following the tribute, there will be a private graveside service with immediate family only at Milner Baptist Church.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Rd, Griffin is in charge of arrangements.

Jimmy had a love for reading and a passion for music. In lieu of flowers, please donate to:

FERST Foundation – Lamar County
P.O. Box 926
Barnesville, GA 30204
Strong Rock Christian School (band program)
4200 Strong Rock Parkway
Locust Grove, GA 30248

St. George’s Episcopal School (music program)
103 Birch Street
Milner, GA 30257

To plant a tree in memory of James Reynolds (Jimmy) Harvey, please click here.


January 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

, GA

January 23, 2021

2:00 PM to TBD
Family graveside

Video is available for this event


Milner Baptist Church Cemetery
107 Pecan Drive
Milner, GA 30257


FERST Foundation – Lamar County
P.O. Box 926, Barnesville GA 30204
Tel: 1-770-358-3270

Strong Rock Christian School (band program)
4200 Strong Rock Parkway, Locust Grove GA 30248
Tel: 1-678-833-1200

St. George’s Episcopal School (music program)
103 Birch Street, Milner GA 30257
Tel: 1-770-358-9432

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