Rural Sunset

Harvey A. Dove

March 12, 1947 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Harvey A. Dove, 76, of Stafford County passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Harvey was born in 1947 to Nathan and Edna Dove in Maryland. 

In the early 1980s, Harvey, also known as “Big H,” started his own company, H.A. Dove & Sons, doing utility/telephone line work throughout Virginia. His life revolved around his company, wife, and sons, and he sacrificed much for all of them.

He is survived by his five sons, Jeff (Holly), Steven (Everett), Kevin, Philip, Gary (Billie); honorary son, Wade Garrison, Sr.; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Dove; and sisters, Ruby Finall and Fay Bourne.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Annie Dove; sister, Penny Dove; and brothers, John Dove and David Dove.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A brief graveside service and interment will follow at 12 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Cody Dove, Nick Dove, Jackson Dove, Wade Garrison, Sr., Bobby Cooper, and James Holmes.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the favorite charity of one’s choice.


January 10, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Graveside Service
January 10, 2024

12:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Gardens
3702 Loren Dr
Fredericksburg, VA 22408


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