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“Mitzi,Expressing Heartfelt sympathy and offering aprayer, that God above will comfort you andease the loss you bear!Eddie Carter/ALPNA Board Member ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Floyd "Eddie" Carter - Conway, AR

“Harvey was a great person, he will be missed by family friends and church. Rest in peace. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Vicki Holzhauer - Wynne, AR

“Tommy, Mitzi, Ray and Fred: I was sorry to hear about Harvey. He was a good man and I know he was a good father. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Paul Roberts - Quitman, AR

“My deepest condolences to the Holzhauer family on the loss of Mr. Harvey. I remember him as always being a humble and kind person. He will be missed...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Mark Roberts - Texarkana


Harvey Clyde Holzhauer, 87, of Gillett passed away May 22, 2016. He was born December 4, 1928, in Gillett to Herman and Anna Lena Schmidt Holzhauer.

Harvey was a retired farmer and a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Gillett Farmers and Businessmen's Club, former fire chief of the Gillett Volunteer Fire Department, a guide for and caretaker of Flag Lake Hunting Club, a past member of the St. Paul Men's Club, and a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving and devoted wife of 59 1/2 years, Billie Garris Holzhauer; one daughter, Sharon Gruber; brother, Neal Holzhauer; and sister Margie Place.

He is survived by his children and their spouses Tommy and Margaret Holzhauer of Gillett, Mitzi and Dennis Dixon of Gillett, Ray Holzhauer of Gillett, and Fred and Melissa Holzhauer of Ash Flat; eight grandchildren Shane Holzhauer (Samantha), Sloan Beverburg, Lyndsey Dilks, Collin Holzhauer (Sloane), Baylor Dixon, Chandler Holzhauer, Peyton Holzhauer, and Maggie Holzhauer; four great grandchildren Lacey and Colby Holzhauer, Brunner Wood, and Holden Holzhauer; and two sisters Florence Piver of Bishopville, SC, and Hazel McCauley of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be May 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Essex Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 Tuesday, May 24 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gillett with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Cemetery, P.O. Box 419, Gillett, AR 72055. www.essexfuneralhome.com

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