Edward Neal Hervey, 85, of Shawnee, KS, passed away, Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS.
Edward Neal Hervey, 85, of Shawnee, KS, passed away, Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS. He had been a resident of Carrington Place in Pittsburg since June 13th.
Neal was born in Kansas City, KS on September 29, 1927. He was the son of Bill and Grace Hervey. Neal was raised in the Rosedale area off Southwest Blvd. He graduated from Rosedale High School where he received many awards for academics and athletics. Neal served in the US Army aboard the ship USS Mercy and was trained as a medic. He was a member of Rosedale Masonic Lodge #33, the Scottish Rite, York Rite, the Abdallah Shrine, and the Shawnee American Legion.
He married Ruth Becker in May of 1948. She preceded him in death in 1990. Also preceding him in death were his parents, two sisters, Dot Hervey, and Betty Sixta and a grandson, Seth Roberts. Survivors include a son Tim (Carol) Hervey, of Farlington, KS; a daughter, Tamara (Larry) Miller of Pittsburg, KS, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his dear friend Shirley Schmidt.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 13 with funeral services following at 10:30 a.m. at the Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Morse, KS.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in St. Louis and left at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.AmosFamily.com.