Robert Glenwell Harvey

Published 8:00 am Thursday, October 25, 2018

Robert Glenwell Harvey, 96, of Tryon, North Carolina, passed away Oct. 19, 2018, at his home. 

He was the son of the late Russell Winston and Ella Garland Dillard Harvey.

He worked as an engineer. Bob was a classical pianist and piano instructor. Many of his students are accomplished pianists. 

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He was a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by six nieces and nephews; 11 great-nieces and nephews; 18 great-great-nieces and nephews; as well as many friends and acquaintances in Atlanta, Tryon and at the Hare and the Hound in Landrum.

In addition to his father and mother, he was predeceased by three brothers and two nephews.

Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Decatur Cemetery, 229 Bell St., Decatur, GA 30030.

Online condolences may be sent to

Petty Funeral Home and Crematory, Landrum