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Harvey D. Kimes

January 2, 1951 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Harvey Kimes Obituary

Harvey D. Kimes, 73 years of age, of Milligan, formerly of Beatrice passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island. He was born on January 2, 1951 in Pawnee City to Fredrick and Violet (Bacon) Kimes. Harvey spent his first 12 years of life in Pawnee City where he attended elementary school through the 6th grade. In June of 1963, he moved to Beatrice with his mother and sister, Connie. Harvey attended Beatrice Public Schools through 10th grade and in 1967 began working part time jobs. He was united in marriage to Jeannie Brown in December of 1970. To this union, one child was born, Scott Kimes in July of 1971. They later divorced in 1978. Harvey worked construction as a heavy equipment operator for Behrens Construction from April of 1970 to November of 1979. In November of 1979, he began his job at BSDC. Harvey was united in marriage to Linda Wilson on September 11, 1981. He retired from BSDC in November of 2010, ending 32 years of service to the state of Nebraska. Harvey enjoyed all activities outside including gardening and yardwork. He also enjoyed spending time with family.

Harvey is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Scott Kimes and fiancée Linda Sargent of Beatrice, Stephen Wilson and wife Mary of Wymore, Keri Hill and husband Jeff of Milligan; 9 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; brother, Rich Bockus and wife Peggy of Wichita, Kansas; sister-in-law, Dorothy Boyle of Salina, Kansas; special nephew, Leon Sugden of Beatrice; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; 5 sisters; 1 brother; and 1 brother-in-law.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice with Chaplain Verla Dorn officiating. Private inurnment will be in the Evergreen Home Cemetery in Beatrice. There will be no viewing but a register book will be available on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice from noon to 8 PM with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 PM. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice in care of the mortuary. Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Register Book Available
Tuesday
January 9, 2024

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman - Wright Mortuary
623 Elk Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

Gathering of Family and Friends
Tuesday
January 9, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harman - Wright Mortuary
623 Elk Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

Memorial Service
Wednesday
January 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Harman - Wright Mortuary
623 Elk Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

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