James Harron

James Gaston Harron

Thursday, July 9th, 1931 - Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Brevard - James Gaston Harron, 88, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
Known by his family as “Hoyt”, he was born on July 9, 1931 to the late James Gaston and Eva Harron. He is preceded in death by his sisters, Virginia Roberts and Doris Truluck.
In his early years he served his country in the Air Force as a Staff Sergeant. After leaving the military he received his degree in electrical engineering at NC State University in Raleigh, NC and then was employed by DuPont until his retirement. James was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brevard.
James is survived by his wife of 69 years, Doris Howell Harron, his daughter Deborah and her husband Frank, daughter Katherine Pearson, two grandsons, Christopher and Frank, three great grandsons, Brennen, Christian and Carson, two brothers, Jack Harron of Brevard and Dwight Harron of Weaverville and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Moody-Connolly Funeral Home in Brevard on Monday, June 22, 2020. Visitation will be held at 11 AM with the funeral service immediately following at 12 noon. Interment will be at the Ashelawn Gardens of Memory in Asheville at 2PM on the same day.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Moody-Connolly Funeral Home
    181 South Caldwell Street
    BREVARD, NC 28712
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 12:00pm
    Moody-Connolly Funeral Home
    181 South Caldwell Street
    BREVARD, NC 28712
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Tommy Crocker
  • Interment

    Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
    Address Not Available
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David Roberts

Posted at 05:21pm
We would like to express our sympathies over the loss of Hoyt. He was a very good friend and I served as his Best Man at his wedding. We miss him also.
David & Jean Roberts

Diane Price

Posted at 02:54pm
Doris & Family,
With caring prayers that even in your great loss, you feel surrounded by lots of love. We are thinking about you with our hearts.
Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday.
Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear.
All our love & prayers
Diane & Dan Price

Jane and Clint Lancaster

Posted at 02:46pm
A good and faithful servant.
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