Harvey Leo Boulware, of Mexia, entered his heavenly home on September 7, 2021 at the age of 78. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 11, 2021 in the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Shane Norcross officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Timothy Boulware, Johnathan Boulware, Joseph McAlister, Jayme Boulware, Chris Halbert, and Marcus Boulware will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service from 8:00-10:00, Saturday, at the Calvary Baptist Church.
Harvey was born October 17, 1942 in Purdon, Texas to Marvin Harvey and Ethel Irene (Jones) Boulware. He has been a resident of Mexia for several years. He was a building contractor prior to retirement.
Harvey had an outgoing personality, never met a stranger, and enjoyed interacting with people. He loved the Lord, his family, and many friends. Harvey was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, and enjoyed nothing more than family gatherings.
Harvey lived by the “Golden Rule”, he believed in treating everyone the way he wanted to be treated. He was a faithful Christian, and it was evident by the way he lived his life. He loved helping others. Harvey was a longtime active member of the Calvary Baptist Church where he was always willing to help do whatever was needed; he loved his church and church family.
Harvey’s other pleasures in life consisted of fishing, telling jokes, watching the old western movies, and working in his flower garden. He was also known to be a big hugger.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Ethel Boulware; wife, Janie Boulware; and brother, Larry Boulware.
Harvey is survived by his loving children, Harvey Boulware, Jr. and wife, Cyndi, Kristi Dockens and husband, Clarence, Rachael Boulware, Lance Boulware and wife, Rosanna, and Monica Boulware; 25 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Lovetta Sturdivant; brother, Danny Boulware; and a host of nieces and nephews.