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James "Side-Pocket" Harvey

June 21, 1957 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 62)


Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there.
I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there.
I did not die.

James "Side-Pocket" Harvey was born on June 21,1957 to Catherine Hicks and the late James Harvey Sr.   He attended Public School in Albany ,Georgia then later moved to Rochester, New York where he graduate from high school.  On August 28,1976  James Married the love of his life ,Laverne McGhee and from this Union three children were born.   "Side-Pocket" was a truck driver for over 30 years, he loved his Oldie music, riding horses and hanging out with friends. He was always the life of a party.

On April 30, 2020 James "Side-Pocket" leaves to cherish his memory a devoted and loving wife, Laverne, Children: Corey(Querstyn) Bridgett and Jalen (Page- f'iance)Grandchildren: Kori"Janay", Caleb, Kaden and Madison,Siblings: Hattie Thomas(the late Johnny Thomas), Aaron Hicks (Joyce) ,Helen Gilbert Idlett( Eugene), Cynthia Johnson Wallace(Virlen ), Vernita Wynn( Bobby) ,Pearl Barnes and Fred Harvey, Brothers & sister in law's Mattie Mae McGhee, Roy McGhee (Yvonne) , Charles McGee(Colleen), Katherine Rowland, Eddie Felder ,Shirley Forchion and Dale Felder (Marisol) devoted sister-in-law Myrtice Harvey; host of nieces and nephews cousins and friends.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family has elected to comply with Governor Brian Kemp Emergency Guideline Mandates the CDC, and Department of Public Health by electing  to have a graveside service in an effort to attempt to minimize any exposure to the general public to COVID-19. There will be no public viewing.


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Graveside Service
May 4, 2020

12:00 PM
Woodlawn City Cemetery
1601 Sam Nunn Blvd
Perry, GA 31069

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