Harvey E. Thomas, Jr.
Date Of Birth: 10/05/1939
Date of Death: 11/21/2013
There will be a Celebration of the Life of Harvey E. Thomas Jr. on Saturday, January 25, 2014, 2 pm at Aloha United Methodist Church 2270 SW 198th Ave. Harvey died from an accidental fall. Harvey grew up in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and graduated from Linfield College, He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He was a well known local photographer, taking thousands of photos of weddings and high school seniors. He took photos at the Miss Oregon Pageant, the sheriff’s office, stock cars, and grade schools. He was active Rotary International, having perfect attendance at Portland-Westside Rotary for over 28 years. He was a senator in Jaycees, and a member of International Training in Communications. He was a member of Aloha United Methodist Church. He was always willing to serve when asked. He also worked for First Response, Inc. He married Barbara and had two children, Anthony Thomas, and Beth Lane. He married Rev. Roberta Patterson in 2004, that brought in two more children, Matthew Parker and Melissa Davis. There are seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends. Join in celebrating Harvey’s life January 25.
Harvey was a wonderful friend. He covered many events for us, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays to name a few.
We will miss his pleasant smile, he was always so friendly.
We are sorry for your loss.
We will remember him and your family in prayer,
Barbara and Ben Benjamin
I just heard of Harvey’s death. Like many of the comments left, he was always smiling and always made a person feel comfortable and left them laughing. He took many photos of the Peschka family weddings, including my daughter’s.
When you think of Harvey, a gentle smiling face is right there.
Lynn Peschka Landrum