Jon Mac Stinnett

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SHELBY-Jon Mac Stinnett, 77, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 11, 2012, peacefully at home.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Clyde Ray and Edna Queen Stinnett. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Kate Limbo and her husband Elmer Limbo.
Jon served his country with the United States Army in Europe. He started his career in law enforcement in Ashe County as a highway patrolman with North Carolina State Highway Patrol and then transferred to the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Division, where he retired after 25 years of law enforcement experience. He served his country and his state honorably.
Jon was an active member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. He was a member of the Shelby Masonic Lodge #744. Jon was an avid fisherman. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Jon is survived by his wife of 55 years, Charlotte Severt Stinnett; daughter, Jennifer Stinnett Thomas and husband David of Shelby; Matthew Douglas Stinnett and wife Meredith of Wilmington; grandchildren, Joshua R. Crotts and wife Myia of Toluca, Jason B. Crotts and wife Mary of Toluca, Jacob B. Stinnett of Wilmington, and Natalie G. Stinnett of Wilmington; great grandsons, Caleb J. Crotts and Zeke G. Crotts; brother, Ed R. Stinnett and wife Ocie of Horseshoe; sister, Judy Fuqua of Holly Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. At other times, the family will be at the home.
Celebration of Life Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Elizabeth Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Rit Varriale; Mike McGee will be doing the music
Burial: Church cemetery with military rites
Funeral Home: Cecil Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Stinnett
Memorials: May be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, T.N., 38105; Elizabeth Baptist Church Above and Beyond Fund, 301 North Post Road, Shelby, N.C., 28152; or Baptist Children's Home
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Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 13, 2012