James Harvey, 76, of Cambridge passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 9, 1944 in Ithaca, New York, to the late Lewis Albin Harvey and Lois Madeline Chapman Harvey.
Mr. Harvey leaves his loving wife of 52 years, Nancy Lee Harvey, and twin daughters Carrie Harvey Fettermen with son-in-law Matthew Fettermen, and Kristen Harvey Dugger with son-in-law James Dugger. His grandchildren are Mandy Fettermen and Corbin Fettermen. He is also survived by his three brothers David Harvey and wife Bonnie, Keith Harvey and wife Dori, and Mark Harvey and wife Judy, five nieces and nephews, and five great nieces and nephews.
Jim graduated from Union-Endicott High School in Endicott, New York, and attended Union College in Kentucky. He served in the US Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga CVA 14 during the Vietnam era. He belonged to Central United Methodist Church in Endicott, New York, before retiring. He worked for Laidlaw School buses as a driver-instructor. In New York, he sang with the Southerntiersmen Barbershoppers, SPEBSQUA, and was a past Commodore of the Whitney Point Sailing Club.
In Cambridge, Maryland, he enjoyed sailing, singing, and music, as well as camping and tennis. He was a past member of the Chorus of Dorchester, played French Horn in the Mid-Shore Community Band, belonged to the Cambridge Sail & Power Squandron, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church choir, and the Thursday Bridge Club. Jim loved making people laugh and bringing joy to others. He will be missed by all.