David Eugene Harvey

David Eugene Harvey, 77, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023. He was a lifelong Peninsula resident. David graduated from Ferguson High School in 1963, where he was a member of the football and wrestling team. He attended the University of Richmond (Class of 1968) and was a four-year football starter, playing tackle offense and defense as number 64. David worked for Newport News Shipyard and built close to one thousand homes for Hajar Custom Homes. He loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting, or playing golf. David coached Little League Football and Baseball.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Linda D. Harvey; and his parents, William Howard Harvey and Hattie Virginia Harris.

David is survived by his daughter, Carey D. Lee; son, Michael D. Harvey; and grandchildren, Aaron Lee, Austin Lee, and Landon Harvey.


  1. Joan Russell

    I am so sorry Carey and all the family of your loss! I send my condolences 😔 🙏 and prayers. Great man, husband, father and grandfather and he will always be with you.

  2. Anne H. Obara

    Uncle David, you will be missed and may you rest in peace reunited with loved ones. Carey and Michael, we are so very sorry for your loss. Landon, your Papa is with our Lord and Savior, safely in his arms. I know you will miss him dearly. Aaron, Carley, soon-to-be baby Lee and Austin, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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