Mr. William Edward “JR” DeJarnette, Jr., age 77, of Stony Point, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Abernethy Laurels Health Care Unit in Newton.
He was born December 24, 1942 in Alexander County, the son of the late William “Stiffy” Edward DeJarnette, Sr. and Sudye May Farrell DeJarnette.
He had worked for Stony Point Farm Supply and also he was the founder of the Dairy Bar in Stony Point. He died 45 years to the day he opened the Dairy Bar. He was a man of faith and enjoyed hunting, playing the guitar, going to Bluegrass festivals and loved his family.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include: his daughter, Amy DeJarnette Edwards and husband, Brad, of Hickory; his sons, William Edward “Bill” DeJarnette, III and wife, Alisa, of Hiddenite, Brian Archie DeJarnette and wife, Tara, of Stony Point; his sister, Betty Ann Oliver and husband, Don, of Mt. Gilead; eight grandchildren, Kayla DeJarnette Gibson and husband, Matthew, Ethan, Garison, and Abby DeJarnette, Cassi and James Edwards, Kelsea and Kolton DeJarnette; his niece, Anne Oliver Evans; his nephew, Allen Oliver.
A private Memorial Service will be held. Rev. Mitchell Rash will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 or Dementia Society or Alzheimer’s Association.
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