Michael Gene Harrold

July 28, 1945 ~ November 16, 2019 (age 74)


Mr. Michael “Mike” Gene Harrold, 74, of Wilkesboro, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Accordius Health of Wilkesboro.

He was born on July 28, 1945 in Buncombe County to Albert and Ruth Combs Harrold. 

Michael served in the Army National Guard form February 1967 to August 1971.  He was a truck driver for Holly Farms with safe driving awards for over twenty-five consecutive years.  He was later employed by George Sale Lumber and Fred Reeves Construction Company.  

Mike is preceded in death his parents; sister, Donna Karen Novotny, and his wife, Judy Lane Johnson Harrold, to whom he was devoted to during her long battle with rheumatoid arthritis. 

Mike is survived by his stepsons, Derrick Allen Higgins of Miami Florida, Jeffery Scott Higgins and wife, Melissa of North Wilkesboro; granddaughter, Melia Kathryn Higgins of North Wilkesboro.

The graveside service will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church.  Reverend David Welborn will be officiating.

Military honors will conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 and by the North Carolina National Honor Guard.

In addition to flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Wilkes, P.O. Box 306, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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Graveside Service
November 19, 2019

2:00 PM
Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church
2446 Fishing Creek Arbor Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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