Gary D. Harvey, 80, of Decatur entered into eternal life on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:34 pm at Heartland Nursing Home.\n\nA memorial service will be held at New Beginnings Church of God (2606 N. Route 121, Decatur, IL 62526) on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2 pm with visitation an hour before. Pastor Daniel Watkins will be officiating. Burial will be at Scottville West Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Church or Alzheimer’s Association. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.\n\nGary was born in Franklin, IL in September of 1936, to Floyd L. and Eva J. Harvey. He was graduated from Waverly High School. Gary worked at ADM for 18 years and was a barber for 30 years. He married Phyllis Claussen in October of 1957 in Scottville, IL. They were married 59 years.\n\nSurvivors include his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Robin Harvey, and son, Doug (Griselda) Harvey; grandsons, Andrew Harvey, Danny and Arthur Gerhardt; one great grandson, Preston Gerhardt; one brother, Ken (Judy) Harvey and one sister, Glenda (Jack) McNeese; nephews, nieces and friends. He was preceded by his parents.\n\nSpecial thanks to the Arcadia Staff at Heartland Nursing Home.