Scott Harvey

Scott Harvey

1966 - 2021

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*Masks will be provided and the family requests they are worn during the visitation and services.* Scott Harvey was born January 21, 1966 in Oklahoma City, OK to David Harvey and Linda Vanderburg. In 1984 at the age of 18, he joined the military and served in the United States Army. During his military career he served in Operation Desert Storm/Gulf War (1991) and assisted in war planning efforts after 9/11. Scott received the following recognitions during his 20 years of service before retiring as Sergeant First Class: Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3rd Award), Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Star (BSS), Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), Multinational Force and Observers Medal (2nd Award), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait),Kuwait Liberation Medal, Expert Marksmanship Badge w/ Rifle Bar, Expert Marksmanship Badge w/ Grenade Bar, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Battle Staff CRS. After retiring, Scott and his family moved to Las Vegas, NV where they lived for 14 years. There he advanced his career as a project manager and pursued a higher education. In 2010 Scott graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree of Master of Business Administration & degree of Technical Management from DeVry University. In 2017, Scott and his wife settled in Fort Worth, TX, where he continued to be a big advocate for veteran support and services. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, all outdoor adventures and attending bible studies at South Hills Baptist Church. During his spare time, you could find him at the softball fields cheering on his granddaughter. Scott is survived by his wife, Elisa Harvey (m.1995); son, DeVan Harvey; daughters, DaVina Harvey and Savannah Ortiz-Morse; brothers, Ryan Hedgecock, Justin Hedgecock, and Jamie Harvey; sister, Misti Hedgecock Hill; grandchildren, Jayden, Tequan, Travon, and Destiny; cousin, Greg Williams; aunt, Shirley Slayton and all extended family and friends. Services: A visitation will begin at 12 noon with a service at 2 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2021 at South Hills Baptist Church, 7350 Granbury Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76123. Refreshments will be served prior to the visitation and after the service. Interment: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75211.