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Robert Harvey Obituary

Topeka, Iowa, United States

December 23, 1940 - January 30, 2017

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Robert Harvey Obituary

Dec 23, 1940 - Jan 30, 2017

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Robert "Bob" HarveyCummingRobert (Bob) Allen Harvey of Cumming, Iowa, 76, died at home on Sunday, January 29, 2017 due to a heart attack. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Iles Westover Chapel.Bob was born on December 22, 1940 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Claude and Lorene Harvey. His family later relocated to Kansas City, KS and, eventually, Topeka, KS where he graduated from Topeka High School and went on to study biology and chemistry at Washburn University.While at Washburn, he became a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity and met his wife-to-be, Marilyn Edgerly, whom he married on December 19, 1964. He graduated from Washburn in January of 1965 and went on to begin work as a criminologist with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.Following a brief stay in Ponca City, Oklahoma, Bob and family settled in Des Moines, Iowa in October 1974 after taking a job with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. He would go on to work for the DCI for 32 years before retiring as the Administrator of the Firearms & Tool Marks division in 2006.Bob is survived by his wife Marilyn of Cumming, his sons Scott and Brian of West Des Moines, and sister Sharon of Olathe, Kansas.In lieu of flowers, the family would please ask that you make a donation in Bob's name to either the Animal Rescue League of Iowa or to the Phi Delta Theta Foundation at 2 S. Campus Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056.
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