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Harry Kirby Jones

March 14, 1939 ~ September 29, 2021 (age 82)


Harry Kirby Jones, age 82 of Lansing, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Margate Health and Rehab. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Jones' home, 15761 NC 194 N, Helton, NC 28643. A memorial will be held in Norfolk, VA for colleagues and friends at a later date.  

Harry lived a diverse and interesting life. He graduated from UNC in 1962 and played basketball under Dean Smith. He had a lifetime interest in Old Time - Blue Grass music and was active in the local music scene. He enjoyed a career in Norfolk, VA as a thinker, philosopher, and professor.

Harry was born on March 14, 1939 in Charlotte, NC to Hunter McGuire Jones and Martha Kathryn Perkins Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Hunter "Mack" McGuire Jones, Jr., and a sister-in-law, Peggy Jones.

Harry is survived by: his wife, Rosemary Joan Julian Jones; stepson, Benjamin Julian and wife Kathy of Virginia; stepdaughter, Daniella Cracknell of Florida; sister, Nell Taylor and husband Thomas of Ohio; also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers the family would like a memorial donation made to Ashe County Arts Council JAM program, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson, NC 28694. 

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Celebration of Life
October 15, 2021

3:00 PM
Jones' Home
15761 NC Highway 194 North
Lansing, NC 28643

Please note
Gathering of family and friends will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
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