Rhett Harvey Obituary, Death – Rhett Lee Harvey, the son of Joshua and Adriane Harvey, both of East Prairie, was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on December 16, 2004, and passed away on December 10, 2022, at the age of seventeen. Joshua and Adriane Harvey reside in East Prairie. Rhett was a very enthusiastic sports enthusiast. As a catcher, he was the most valuable player in the Missouri State Championship game. In addition to that, he was a fantastic football player who got along famously with every one of his teammates. As a true country boy, Rhett enjoyed nothing more than going hunting and listening to music while riding around the countryside. He was devoted to his wife and children and made it a point to let them know how he felt about them at all times. He was the life of the party, but what stood out most about him was his big heart.
Rhett is survived by one brother, Rhemington Spence Harvey; his maternal grandparents, Greg and Lisa Woodward; his paternal grandparents, Alma and Pete Passley and Lee Duty; maternal great-grandparents, Linda and Frank Farquhar; paternal great-grandmother, Mary Duty; four aunts, Amanda (Ben) Carter, Jeri (Nate) Gladwell, Brittney (Tyler) Baker, and Rachel Achter; and one uncle. Rhett passed away Lynn and Earlene Casey, William Harvey, and Clifford Duty were his paternal great-grandparents. Genevieve and Larry Ray, as well as Claude Woodward, was his maternal great-grandparents. All of his great-grandparents passed away before he was born.
Visitation will take place at the First Church of God in East Prairie on the evening of Tuesday, December 13, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. and continuing until 8:00 p.m. On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at one o’clock in the afternoon, funeral services will be held at the First Church of God in East Prairie, with Pastor Dawn Childers, Bro. Martin Lucas, and James Hodges served as the officiating clergy. The grave at Dogwood Cemetery will be the final resting place for the deceased.
Cooper Oatsvall, Peyton Hodges, Lance Sanders, Deacon Blumenberg, Shelby Sutton, and Ray Yunez will serve as the pallbearers during the service.
The East Prairie football team will serve as honorary pallbearers for the service. The arrangements are being taken care of by the Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.