Harvey Leroy King

Harvey Leroy King, 73, of La Porte, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the University of Chicago Medical Center. 


Harvey was born in San Diego, CA, on April 13, 1948, to Robert and Annabelle (Riggins) King. 


Surviving Harvey are his better half, Judy Pearce; stepdaughter, Angela (Joe Lewinski) Pearce; children, Mindy King and Corey King; 6 grandchildren, Jordan, Robby, Caitey, Colton, Livia, and Tiegan (Tina); 3 great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Gavin, and Grayson (Abby); brother, Ron (Connie) King; sister, Bobbi (Kurt) Marksberry; stepmother, Joan King; stepsister, Jonnie (Ron) Phillips; best friend, Roger (Ruth) Stevens; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Wayne King; and stepsister, Linda Bennitt.


Harvey proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1969.  While enlisted, he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Marksman Badge (Rifle M-14), Expert Badge (Rifle M-16), and Combat Infantryman Badge.  Harvey successfully completed the Wheel Vehicle Mechanic Course and the Track Vehicle Mechanic Course.


Harvey was a Purchasing Manager for many years at Areo Metals.  He was a member of VFW and Vietnam VVI.  Harvey enjoyed golfing and snowmobiling.  He greatly loved time spent with his grandchildren.


Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.


A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.


A time of visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home. 


Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Legion Veterans and Children Foundation, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206.                                


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