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Jimmie Huntley

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Mr. Jimmie Huntley, 88, of Hendersonville died Monday, August 29, 2016 at the Elizabeth House. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Huntley. He was reared by his loving grandmother, the late Nancy J. Huntley, along with her other 9 children, during the Depression, at the Huntley Homeplace in Middle Fork. In addition to his mother and grandmother, he was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Erwin Huntley.
After graduating from Edneyville High School, Mr. Huntley proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He worked for over 30 years with General Electric and was the Song Leader at Middle Fork Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter Sheila Huntley Wasch of Bat Cave, two grandchildren: Spencer and Rachel Wasch of Bat Cave, one brother-in-law, Oliver Erwin of Arden, one sister-in-law Veda Goldsmith of Pisgah Forest as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Bat Cave Baptist Church, with Reverend Ralph Fry and Reverend John Huntley officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2016
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