Jerald Allen Honeycutt, age 75, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Charles A. George VA Medical Center. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Seth and Louise Bradley Honeycutt. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Honeycutt. Jerald was a Marine Corp Veteran and attended Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church. He was an entrepreneur in the trucking and furniture industries. He owned Triad Transportation, Inc. in Greensboro and High Pointe Furniture, Inc. in Ft. Myers/Naples, FL.
Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Nan Phipps Honeycutt; two daughters: Rhonda Farver and husband, Phil, of Largo, FL, Jill Fetters of Nashville, TN; two sons: Jeff Honeycutt of Burnsville and Sean Honeycutt of Tampa, FL; ten grandchildren: Kindal and Blake Farver, McKenzie and McKayla Fetters, Jennifer, Jeremy, Jacob, Grayson, Colby and Hunter Honeycutt; seven great-grandchildren: Ashlynn, Collin, Easton, Jaeden, Jeremy, Jr., Cameron and Madison.
Memorial Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14th at Higgins United Methodist Church. Rev. Wes Sharpe will officiate. Inurnment will follow in the Honeycutt Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Sgt. E.L. Randolph Chapter #57 D.A.V. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the services at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund at PO Box 85, Burnsville, NC 28714.