Lawrence W. Harvey, 85, of Bentonville died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Bentonville. He was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Van Buren and was the widower of Virginia Earp Harvey. He attended Van Buren High School, was a Navy veteran and worked at Dixie Cup and Walmart in Bentonville. He was a master electrician and served on the first state electrical board.

He is survived by two daughters, Janice Willsey of Bella Vista and Nancy Shower of Harrison; a sister, Betty Yancey of Fort Smith; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fort Smith. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Rogers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1801 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR 72758 or to Circle of Life Hospice at Legacy Village, 1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville, AR 72712.