Mr. Bruce Harville, age 63, of the Horseshoe Bend Community died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday evening July 6, 2019 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center of sudden cardiac arrest. Mr. Harville was suffering from lung cancer.
Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted Wednesday afternoon July 10th at 3 p.m. with Eld. Luke Spurgeon and Eld. Danny Raines officiating. Burial followed in the Garden of Everlasting Life at Smith County Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Harville is the youngest of five sons and a daughter born to the late John Allen Harville who died at the age of 69 on April 6, 1984 and Mary Florence Petty Harville who died at the age of 76 on January 20, 1990 and was born Bruce Edward Harville in Evansville in Vanderburgh County, Indiana and was reared on the family farm on Upchurch Lane in the Horseshoe Bend Community.
Mr. Harville was preceded in death in 1947 by a sister Sue Harville who died as an infant at less than one year of age.
A son, James Andrew “Jamie” Farley preceded them in death from hypertensive cardiovascular disease on February 13, 2002 at the age of 26.
Mr. Harville was saved at an early age at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and was of the Missionary Baptist belief.
He was a 1974 graduate of Smith County High School where he majored in agriculture.
On May 16, 1992 in the Elmwood Community he was united in marriage to the former Pamela (Pam) Faye Silcox.
Mr. Harville was employed at Robertshaw in Carthage for 19 years and since 2003 had been an employee of Graphic Packaging at Gordonsville.
Surviving in addition to his wife of over twenty seven years are four children, Brian Phillip Harville of the Club Springs Community, Amy Farley of Chestnut Mound, Brad Law and wife Starla of Gordonsville, Stephanie Vance and husband Buck of the Elmwood Community; four brothers, Kenneth Harville and wife Barbara of South Carthage, Bob Harville and wife Lien of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Terry Harville of the Horseshoe Bend Community, Barry Harville and wife Teresa of the Riddleton Community; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Harville family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society.
SANDERSON of CARTHAGE