Grady Allen Jarvis, 80, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at the VA Medical Center.
Born in Wilkes County, he was a son of the late Quince and Emma Jarvis.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Kathleen Mahaffey and Nannie Lee Mahaffey.
He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from Cranston Print Works after 42 years of service and enjoyed working with his fellow co-workers. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his loving wife Becky Jarvis; five sons, Leslie Allen Jarvis of Fletcher, Erwin Lynn Jarvis and his wife Jenny of Arden, Gary Lee Jarvis and his wife Shiela of Arden, Steve Keith Jarvis of Hendersonville, and Matthew Harding Jarvis and his wife Chris of Arden; three brothers, Arnold Rubin Jarvis of Winston Salem, Gurney Talmadge Jarvis of Gainesville, GA and William Don Jarvis of Greensboro; one sister Cordie Maie Myers of Greensboro, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services with be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 2425 Hendersonville, NC 28793.