Harvey Fuchs, age 88, of Cantrall, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Oak Terrace Healthcare in Springfield.
He survived by his three children, Nancy Fuchs, David Fuchs and Carol (Derek) Squires; sister, Helen Aldridge; and several nieces and nephews.
Harvey is preceded in death by his wife Shirley in 2014.
He was born on November 3, 1928 in Farmersville, Illinois, the son of Herman and Bertha Heine Fuchs.
He was employed by United States Electric for 38 years. Harvey was an avid gardener, especially known for his wine and garlic. He was an avid golfer and bowler. Harvey was a Little League umpire for many years.
Harvey is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the church choir in Athens.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 9:30 until 11:00 AM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.
Private services held later.
Burial will be held at Brittin Cemetery near Cantrall.
Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.