James Harvey was born on September 5, 1942, in Brooklyn, NY to the late Lilly Mae Collins Harvey and James Douglas Harvey, both preceded him in death
and one brother Patrick Carrow
He moved to Staten Island, NY at an early age and attended P.S. 44 and later graduated from Port Richmond High School. While attending Port Richmond High School he joined the ROTC and later enlisted in the United States Navy receiving an award for Expeditionary Medal (Dominican Republic). After working several jobs in the printing industry on Wall Street, Tucker Anthony and RL Day, Jewish Theology Seminar and New school for Social Research, James worked for NY city Department of Transportation which later merge with NYC Police Department where he retired on January 14, 2005 as Supervisor of Traffic with 23 years of service. He was well known and respect as he took pride in whatever he did.
Honoring his memory his wife Shirley Bacon Harvey, two daughters Danielle (Luke) Stanyek Brooklyn, NY, and Isha Harvey Dekalb County, GA; four sons Arnold L. Harvey (Robin), Aldie, VA, Terrance Harvey Monaca, PA, James Darren Harvey, Seattle, WA and James Harvey Jr, Stone Mountain, GA; one sister Marianne Moore Staten, NY and one sister-in-law Sandra D. Bacon, Bronx, NY; five brothers-in-law Jerome Bacon Jr. (Jolene), Mikel Bacon, and Gary Bacon all of Claxton, GA, Anthony Bacon, Bronx, NY and Napoleon Williams (Jo Ann) Temecula , CA; five grandchildren Gabriella Harvey, Alexander Harvey, Nia Stanyek, Maya Standyek and Imani Travis. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Harvey as we affectionately called him loved life and his family. We were always planning trips to go visit with them. He had many special friends from his high school years loving all sort of cards games.
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