Details for HARVELL Moody - Gray Harvell Jr., 59, passed away on


HARVELL Moody - Gray Harvell Jr., 59, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Harvell was preceded in death by his mother, Millie Harvell in 2014. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Gray (Linda) Harvell, of Moody; five brothers and their families, Randy (Jessica) Harvell, of Moody, Glenn (Mandy) Harvell, of Grove Hill, Andy (Gail) Harvell, of Thomasville, Tony (Tammy) Harvell, of Moody, Billy Banks, of Moody; seven sisters and their families, Jeanelle (Moody) Keel and Jeanice (Buddy) Phillips, of Grove Hill, Pamela Clark, Susie Thomas, Lisa Banks, Janie Banks and Angie Banks. Mr. Harvell is also survived by his wife, Vickie Harvell; his son and his family, Gray (Amaris) Harvell III. Mr. Harvell was a very proud grandfather to seven grandchildren, Tiffany Martin, Heather Martin, Victoria Harvell, Gray Dylan Harvell, Gracelynn Harvell, Aleah Harvell and Elijah Harvell. He has two great-grandchildren, Brantley and Madelyn. Mr. Harvell was born on April 16, 1957 in Grove Hill, to Millie and Gray Harvell. He married Vickie Ware in 1974 and they soon had their first of two children in 1975, shortly after he began working for the City of Irondale, where he worked his way up to co-director of city works and superintendent of the public works department. He retired from the City of Irondale in 2004 and enjoyed his life as a grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved having fun with his family and friends. Mr. Harvell was a dedicated father and friend who was loved by all he knew. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be today, January 11, 2017 beginning at 1 p.m. with service to be conducted Saturday, January 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. from Kilgroe Funeral Home Leeds Chapel. Visit online at Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds directing