John Harvey Lutrick

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John Harvey Lutrick was born in Hale County to Mabel and T.E. Lutrick on November 18, 1928. The Lord called his angel home on Saturday, October 21, 2017. He lived in the Lakeview community and attended Lakeview schools for seven years then graduated from Abernathy High School in 1946. He married Edna Faye Ledford on November 21, 1947 who was still by his side. During his high school years, he was very active in sports and in 1946 was one of six basketball players, state wide, to make the all-state team. He received a scholarship to Texas Tech, attended one year, then began farming north of Abernathy in 1949 until he retired in 2000. After several years of retirement, he decided to get his real-estate license at the age of 75, working for Lutrick Real Estate for five years. Then 4-7’s Oil Company hired him to sale oil leases in Hale County and he did so until his final retirement date. During his farming career, he was director and president of Abernathy Co-op gin for 20 years. He spent many years active in the Abernathy Methodist church serving as finance chairman and trustee. He was a backer of the Junior Livestock show and on the board at Hale County Livestock show. He was given the honorary degree and farm family of the year in Abernathy. He was active in the Abernathy Country Club and donated equipment to begin the golf course. After moving to Lubbock in 2003, he moved his memberships to Lakeridge Methodist Church and Hillcrest Country Club which he joined in 1968. Harvey is survived by his wife Faye; his son, Johnny and wife Phyliss of Ransom Canyon; a grandson, Logan of Lubbock; a great granddaughter, Lily, of Idalou and a sister, Bell Baker of Bay Town. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.


Memorials may be made to your favorite charity in memory of Harvey.


10 thoughts on “John Harvey Lutrick”

  1. I am so sorry that you have lost Harvey. My prayers are with you and may God be with you at this time of grief. He was a kind and loving cousin.

  2. I am so sorry about Harvey. He was such a good man. I have many happy memories of him and the family. My condolences to all.

  3. Bobby & Missy Cunningham

    We are so sad to learn of Harvey’s death. He was a great gentle man. Faye and Harvey have been such a blessing in our lives.

  4. Faye, Johnny, and family, my heart is ver saddened by the passing of Harvey. He was such a wonderful friend to my entire family. I know he will be missed by many. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and my prayers. May the Lord keep you strong during this time.

  5. Sherri Stone Henley

    I am so sorry to hear of Harvey’s passing. He was such a sweet man. Prayers and hugs for the family

  6. Ruthie Liner Furuli

    So sorry for your loss
    Prayers for family.
    He is in a better place with no pain. I know he will be missed, but you just have to keep going.

  7. Patti Carmickle Walsh

    Faye and Johnny, my thoughts of Harvey are of an always loving husband and father. My parents along with all of that great group from Abernathy were honored to call him a friend. I know he will be missed.

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