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Dr. Harvey, Jr.

February 28, 1941 — June 24, 2013

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VILLE PLATTE It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Dr. Woodson Woody Harvey, Jr, 72, announces his passing on Monday, June 24, 2013 at Rapides Regional Hospital in Alexandria. Funeral services will be celebrated Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Baptist Church in Bayou Chicot. Internment will follow in the Turkey Creek Cemetery with Pastors Wayne Holston and Thomas Walker officiating services.
Dr. Harvey was a long time resident of Evangeline Parish. He was a businessman for 46 years serving Evangeline and St. Landry parishes as a doctor of optometry. He was a mason in the Masonic Lodge and his hobbies included hunting, fishing, farming, and raising animals.
A loving husband, father, and grandfather, Dr. Harvey will be lovingly remembered by his wife Benita L. Harvey of Bayou Chicot, four sons Woody Harvey III and wife Stacey of Pine Prairie, Robert Harvey and wife Ashley of Alexandria, Dr. Wynn Harvey of Alexandria, and Brian Harvey of Darrow, Louisiana, one daughter Valerie Toups and husband Stevie of Baton Rouge and two stepsons Shannon Hebert and wife Noke of Dickerson, Texas and Jacob Hebert and wife Mandy of Pineville. His memory will also be cherished by his grandchildren: Morgan, Meghan, and Macey Harvey, Courtney, Monique, Gabe, Camille, and Zach Harvey, Lil Wynn, and Lainey Cait Harvey, Brian Taylor, Jessica, Lauren, Lindsey, Ben, and Kathryn Harvey, Stephanie, Shelby, and Roland Michael Toups, Brittney Perkins, and Heather Haynes. He also leaves behind 7 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Woodson and Eula Derouen Harvey, Sr. and his sister Kathryn Hollier.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Ardoins Funeral Home in Ville Platte from 9:00 AM until 10:00 PM and also on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church in Bayou Chicot from 8:00 AM until time of service.
Family and friends may visit our website at to view the online obituary and send condolences to the family.
Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte has been entrusted with arrangements.


Ardoins Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
9 AM 10 PM



Calvary Baptist Church
Hwy 167N
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
11 AM


Calvary Baptist Church
Hwy 167N
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
8 AM until time of servi


Turkey Creek CemeteryHa
1097 Cemetery Rd.
Turkey Creek, LA  70585
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