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Harvey Elliott12/28/2002
A Mass of Christian Burial for Harvey Gamble Elliott, 86, of Knoxville, who died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, was held Thursday, Jan. 2, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Knoxville.

Rev. Mark P. Spring officiated at the services. Music was provided by the St. Anthony Choir, Katie Davis, soloist, and Jim Kidder, organist. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville with Military Honors provided by the United States Army, American Legion Baty-Tucker
Post No. 168 and V.F.W. John Myers Post No. 3519.

The casket bearers were Mike Elliott, Howard Elliott, Johnny Elliott, Bart Elliott, Josh Allen, Bill Lavery, and Mike Stevenson. Honorary bearers were Mike Beard, Tom Beard, Jack Bedford, Jim Brees,
John Buban, Rich Goff, Bob Momyer, Barney Stangl, and Larry Stangl.

Harvey was born on August 10, 1916, in Knoxville, the son of Harry Elliott
and Clare (Gamble) Elliott. He was raised in Knoxville and graduated from Knoxville
High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He married Dorothy McGraw on October 17, 1937. To this union, seven children were born.

Harvey was a born salesman and had worked for several different companies before retiring
from Hubill Inc. at the age of 67 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing and
playing cards. He was also an avid New York Yankees Baseball and Notre Dame Football
fan. However, Harvey’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and
many friends. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, and the Knights of Columbus, and was a 50-year member of the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Debbie; and his twin brother, Henry. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy; three sons, Mike of Melcher-Dallas, Howard of Wellington,
Fla. and Johnny of Knoxville; three daughters, Judy Lavery of Phoenix, Ariz., Barb
Hawkins of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Patty Allen of Urbandale; 19 grandchildren;
21 great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends. Memorials may
be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements were made by Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.