Ervin E. "George" Harshaw Jr.
Ervin Harshaw Jr. Ervin Eugene "George" Harshaw, Jr., 75, of Maryville, Ill., born on July 26, 1941 in Kansas City, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. George was a retired Inventory Control Manager at Laclede Steel, Alton, Ill. He was a member of Mother of Perpetual Help Church, Maryville, Ill. and a US Navy Veteran. He was an avid golfer, camper and loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin Eugene and Nellie Mae, nee Crane, Harshaw, Sr.; a sister and brother-in-law, Lyn (Butch) Thole. Surviving are his wife, Barbara Rose Harshaw, nee Wilken, whom he married on November 24, 1973 in St. Louis, Mo.; two daughters, Christy Harshaw of Maryville, Ill. and Mandy (Tim) O'Brien of O'Fallon, Mo.; a granddaughter, Charlotte Rose O'Brien; two nieces, Jodi Thole and Jami Schield. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.hakassly.com . Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill. and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the funeral home. Funeral: Funeral procession to leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2016 for a 10 a.m., Mass of Christian burial at Mother of Perpetual Help Church, Maryville, Ill., with Fr. Joseph Havrilka officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill. HERBERT A. KASSLY FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
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