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Jerry L. Harkey

April 15, 1936 ~ March 7, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Jerry Harkey Obituary

Jerry L. Harkey was born April 15, 1936 in Harkeyville, Texas, the second son of Cleo and Elvin Harkey, accepted Christ as Savior at the age of nine years and was baptized in the San Saba River as a member of Algerita Baptist Church. He married the 'love of his life and best friend', Pat, June 18, 1960. He was ordained as a deacon at Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Austin, Texas in 1967, worked with Royal Ambassadors for twenty-five years on a local, associational, and state level. He worked as a building contractor for forty years and then worked for Plant Service with Leander ISD.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Kevin Harkey and Barry Keith Harkey, one brother, Cecil Glenn Harkey and his parents, Cleo and Elvin Harkey. He is survived by his loving wife, Pat Harkey, of Taylor, Texas; son, Scott Harkey (Chrystal) of San Saba, Texas; daughters, Kimberley Lucas (Steve) of Granger, Texas, and Shannon Eller (Flann) of Powell, Wyoming. Jerry was the grandpa of eleven grandchildren: Heather, Justin, Taylor, Joshua, Ashley, Kalea, Alyssa, Tanner, Tessa, Everest and Cora; and great grandpa to Kasen, Kohen, Kylee, Kailyn, Deyen, Haven, Bronsyn, Maverick, and Blakelee. He also leaves behind two brothers, Jim and Richard Harkey, and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

His celebration of life will be on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 2 pm at First Baptist Church of Bertram, TX. 


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Celebration of Life
March 12, 2023

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Bertram
325 S. Gabriel St.
Bertram, TX 78605


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