ROYSTON – Harvey Cameron Veal, 86, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at his residence.
Born in Atlanta, on April 21, 1923, he was the son of the late Harvey Scarcy and Selma Hill Veal. Following World War II, he attended Georgia Tech, receiving an electrical engineering degree. For the next 35 years he worked in Atlanta as an electrical consultant. He attended John Marshall Law School, receiving a degree in law. He was a past member of the Atlanta Historical Society, the Franklin County Historical Society, the Atlanta Gate City Guard and the Atlanta Civil War Round Table. He was former Justice of the Peach of the Vinings Militia District of Georgia and also served as president of the Georgia Association of Justices of the Peace. Mr. Veal attended the Royston First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Jenkins.
Survivors include Wife, Frances Eugenia (Jean) Veal, Royston; daughters and son-in-law, Felicia and Dale Bush, Royston, Jena Veal, Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Joseph A. Blalock, Jr. and his wife, Monica, Clayton, Dena Bush, Pensacola, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Clayton Bush.
Graveside services were held Saturday, May 2, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Royston.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.