GIBSONVILLE - Joseph Peter "Joe" Jarrett Jr., 75, of Burch Bridge Road, died July 22, 2013 at his home after a brief illness.
Born in Slab Fork, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joseph Peter Jarrett Sr. and the late Ruth Ferguson Jarrett.
Joe was a U.S. Army
veteran and later graduated from Elon University with a major in History. He retired from Sears Roebuck after many years of service and was a member of Gibsonville United Methodist Church. Joe was an avid North Carolina Tar Heel fan and loved cars.
Mr. Jarrett is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Lauren Jarrett, of Knoxville, Tenn.; son, Timothy "Tim" Jarrett and wife Carrie, of Tampa, Fla.; six grandchildren, Chase, Jonah, Hope, Cristina, Anthony and Katherine; and the mother of his children, Vicki Grant, of Knoxville, Tenn.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Gibsonville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Cybil Parks. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Interment will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley, W.Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gibsonville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 82, Gibsonville, NC 27249.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com