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June 8, 1952-July 4, 2012

GREENVILLE -- Jeffrey Jarvis, 60, passed away at home July 4, 2012.

Jeffrey was born June 8, 1952, in Lenoir County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Emma Lee Jarvis.

He was a member of Ayden United Methodist Church.

Jeffrey worked for more than 30 years in industrial construction throughout North Carolina.

He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed Nascar racing and photography.

In later years, he started making wine and growing a vineyard in the Grifton area.

He most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Taylor Jarvis of the home; a son, Taylor Jeffrey Jarvis of the home; a daughter, Anna Jarvis Knox and husband, William, of Greenville; two brothers, Nelson Jarvis of Columbia, S.C., and Chris Jarvis and wife, Shawn Marie, of Grifton; two sisters, Mary Lai Jarvis of Ayden and Harriet Emma Jarvis of Atlantic Beach; and in-laws, Marvin and Ann Taylor of Princeton.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 7, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Farmer Funeral Home in Ayden.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ayden Cemetery.

Please share online condolences at Farmerfuneralservice.com.

Arrangements are by Farmer Funeral Service in Ayden.


Published in Obituaries on July 6, 2012 1:52 PM