November 30, 1928 ~ January 29, 2023
94 Years Old
Funeral service for Glenn Harvin, 94, of Nacogdoches will be held at 2pm Friday, February 3, 2023 at Laird Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Laird Funeral Home.
Mr. Harvin passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 in Nacogdoches. He was born on November 30, 1928 in Nacogdoches.
Glenn grew up in Nacogdoches where he graduated from SFA Demonstration school, where he was active in basketball. He was an animal lover, and he always had dogs who were with him constantly. Mr. Harvin proudly served our country in the Marine Corp where he fought in the Korean War and achieved the rank of sergeant. Glenn, or Harv as he was also known, was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and enjoyed listening to the live music and going dancing. Glenn was also a member in the Baptist Church and read the bible through many times. He also loved hunting, fishing and splitting firewood to heat his house every year. His garden was extra-large so that he could share it with his friends and family. In his early years, Glenn was a dairy farmer. He also worked road construction. He enjoyed running heavy machinery. He made sure everything he did he truly enjoyed and did the job to the very best of his ability. He lived a very active life all his 94 years.
Mr. Harvin is survived by his daughter, Dolanda Chryl Hunter and husband Andrew; sons, Gerald Harvin and wife Jimmie, Darrell Harvin, Tom Harvin and wife Donna; grandchildren, Greg Channel, Autumn Harvey, Gerri Marlow, T.J. Lewis, Andrew Harvin, Macy Girffith, Bo Lewis, Matt Harvin; Great-grandchildren, 28; great-great grandchildren, 2.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Thomas and Myrtle Harvin; and sister, Lillian Evetts.
Serving as pallbearers are Matt Harvin, Greg Channel, Blane Channel, Jonathan Marlow, Bo Lewis, and Andrew Harvin. Honorary pallbearers include John Marlow, Colt Marlow, Frank Hughes, Dave Johnson, T.C. Collins, and Jerry Williams.