Harvey Andrew Baity, 85, of Wilkesboro, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. at his home. Harvey was born Dec. 6, 1934, in Wilkes County to Albert and Mayhue Joines Baity. He was an automobile mechanic, a luthier (acoustic guitar builder) and repairman. He loved playing bluegrass music. Mr. Baity was a National Guard veteran, member of Oakwoods Baptist Church and served as a past Master Mason in the North Wilkesboro Masonic Lodge. Mr. Baity was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Loraine Sheets Baity; and brother, Allen Baity.
Harvey is survived by his daughter, Tabitha Adams and spouse, Stewart, of Wilkesboro; grandchildren Haley Adams (Donte Williams) of Wilkesboro and Austin Adams (Maranda Money) of North Wilkesboro; great-grandchildren Kirah Adams and Violet Adams; brothers Dwight Baity and spouse, Norman Jean, of the Brushy Mountain community and Leonard Baity and spouse, Karen, of North Wilkesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jonah Parker officiating. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller