Wayne R. Harvey, 66, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his daughter’s home with his loving family by his side. Wayne was born in Damariscotta on Dec. 29, 1952 to parents Sheldon Harvey and Minnie Ivy Carter Harvey.
Wayne grew up in Waldoboro, attended local schools and was a graduate of the class of 1971 at Medomak Valley High School. After graduation Wayne became a lobsterman and a clam digger most of his life.
Wayne’s family was the most important thing in his life as he so enjoyed family gatherings, going to Swan’s Island, and the holiday dinners.
Wayne’s family recalls him as being generous, loving, supportive, respectful and always there to help anyone in his family. He so enjoyed spending time with his best friend Bill Sanborn.
Wayne always loved his motorcycle, going for rides on it and will be remembered as an “Elvis Fanatic.”
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Sheryl; children, Jeffrey and Crystal; a great-granddaughter, Aileana; and a brother, Neil.
He is survived by his sons, Sheldon (Rachel) Harvey, Israel (Randi) Harvey, Wayne (Lisa) Harvey II, and Matthew Harvey, all of Waldoboro; daughters, Karen (Troy) Glidden of Waldoboro, Kristine Harvey (Milford Ellis Jr.) of Waldoboro, Rhonda Simmons of Washington, Jessica Ellis (Brandon Fowles) of Washington, and Heather (Corey) Snyder of Waldoboro; sister, Rhoda Harvey (Randy Dudley) of Waldoboro; brother, John Harvey of Waldoboro; sister-in-law, Barbara Harvey of Waldoboro; along with 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at Hall’s of Waldoboro, 949 Main St., Waldoboro, with Pastor Tom Rawley officiating. Burial will follow at the Shuman Cemetery in Waldoboro.
Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements, condolences may be shared with the family by visiting hallfuneralhomes.com.