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Robert Vaughn Harvey

December 30, 1940 — May 27, 2020

SFC Robert V. Harvey (United States Army, Retired), 79, passed away at home Wednesday, May 27, 2020, surrounded by his family.

A resident of Hinesville for the past 30 years, he retired from the US Army after 23 years of service.  He was a signal man in communications and served two tours in Vietnam.  He later retired from Civil Service after more than 20 years of service with the Directorate of Logistics (CIF).  SGT Harvey was a member of the American Legion Post 168 and VFW Post 6602, Honor Degree of the VFW and Military Order of the Cooties PT 66. 

He was preceded in death by his children, Rodney, Kevin, Robin, William, and Cindy.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Harvey; step-son, Brian Fatzinger; brothers, Richard Harvey, Gary Harvey, Ronald Harvey, and Donald Harvey; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5-6 pm, Sunday, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel.  Funeral service with Full Military Honors will follow at 6 pm.  Private burial will be in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.

Due to restrictions set in place during the current COVID19 health crisis , attendance at the funeral home is limited.  Please join us via livestream at

Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

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308 West Oglethorpe Highway
Hinesville, GA 31313

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