James Harville

Services for James Miracle Harville, 72, will be held in Rogers Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Mr. Harville, who died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, will be buried in the Frankfort Cemetery.

Born on August 27, 1940, he was the son of the late John and Cora Robbins Harville.  A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, he divided his residency between Frankfort and Ormond Beach, Florida and was retired from Kentucky state government where he was the Executive Director of Personnel for the Transportation Department. He was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, an Elder at Bridgeport Christian Church, and active in the United Way.

Mr. Harville is survived by his wife, Jerry Ann Gonyer Harville; two daughters, Jayme and Tim Rayder and Joa and Justin McDaniel; two sons, Jon and Michelle Harville and Matt and Lindsey Harville; two sisters, Vesta Miracle and Goldie Dillman; one brother, John Harville; and six grandchildren, Jonathan and Shelby Harville, Cassie and Olivia Rayder, and Lillian and Madelin Harville.

Aside from his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Mewbourne and Morney Baker.

Visitation will be held in Rogers Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the United Way.

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  • We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Jim was one of my heroes and a role model for me and others that knew him. He was truly an honorable man who earned respect and love from his friends. He will be deeply missed and we will miss the emails that we enjoyed so much. We send you our deepest sympathy in this time of grief. Pepper & Charlotte

  • We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We always loved meeting up with you all at any EKU functions you attended. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Judy & George E.

  • I am truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Jim was an incredibly kind person, who was liked by everyone that knew him. Jim Keller

  • Jerry and Family: Please accept my deepest sympathy on your great loss, as Jim was a great fellow who was loved and respected by everyone. He was an outstanding employee, as I will always remember and cherish many wonderful memories while working with Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this extremely difficult period. Jim Codell

  • Jerry and Family: Please accept my deepest sympathy on your great loss, as Jim was a great fellow who was loved and respected by everyone. He was an outstanding employee, as I will always remember and cherish many wonderful memories while working with Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this extremely difficult period. Jim Codell

  • Jerry and Family: Please accept my deepest sympathy on your great loss, as Jim was a great fellow who was loved and respected by everyone. He was an outstanding employee, as I will always remember and cherish many wonderful memories while working with Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this extremely difficult period. Jim Codell

  • Truly sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. Your family is in our prayers. Bill and Sally McWain, Brookville, Ohio