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Ralph Dillard Jarvis, Sr.

November 26, 1946 ~ January 5, 2019 (age 72)

Ralph Dillard Jarvis, Sr., of Statesville, died Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Gordon Hospice House after a lengthy illness. He was born November 26, 1946 to the late William Clifford and Mildred Call Jarvis. Ralph was predeceased by 4 brothers.

Mr. Jarvis attended Iredell County schools and retired from General Electric. He was a member of Landmark Church of God where he served as a greeter and volunteered with the food distribution ministry. He loved camping and was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association.

Mr. Jarvis married the former Sue Bennett on May 8, 1964, who survives him. Also surviving are a son, Ralph Jarvis, Jr. (Mary Jane), 3 grandsons: Junior Leigh Jarvis, Chris Jarvis and Bobby Parsons, 2 great-grandsons: Micah and Malachi Jarvis, and a sister, Virginia Greer.

Services celebrating the life of Mr. Jarvis will be held at 4:00 Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Landmark Church of God with Bishop Phil Pearson officiating. The family will visit with family and friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Landmark Church of God, 2200 E. Broad St., Statesville, NC 28677 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625. Online condolences may be left at Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Jarvis family.


Donations may be made to:

Landmark Church of God
2200 E. Broad Street, Statesville NC 28625

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

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