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Harvey Lewis Geary

September 16, 1942 — January 2, 2022

Harvey Lewis Geary, 79 of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A private family Inurnment will take place on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Greenton Cemetery Association or Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church. Memories of Harvey and condolences for his family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.

Harvey was born on September 16, 1942, at Lake Venita in Odessa, MO to William Forrest and Cecilia Marie (Deig) Geary. He graduated from Odessa High School in 1960. Harvey served four years in the Missouri Nation Guard from 1960-1964. On January 18, 1992, he married Marylin Jean (Steeley) Woody at Greenton Church in Odessa, MO. Harvey was a member of the Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, current President of the Greenton Cemetery Association, and past President of the Lafayette County Cattlemen’s Association. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Harvey loved traveling the countryside, playing pool, and playing cards.

Survivors include his wife Marylin Geary of Odessa, MO; five children, Roger Geary and wife Kristen of Odessa, MO, Forest Lee Geary and wife Samantha of Springfield, MO, Rebecca Triantaflos and husband Adam of Ovid, MI, James Woody and wife Patricia of Odessa, MO, and Julie Webb and husband Richard of Lexington, MO; 13 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; and one sister, Carrie Ann Early and husband Tom of Odessa.

Harvey was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Kathy Geary.

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