Jearl Dwight Icenhour
Jearl Dwight Icenhour, 81, of Winston-Salem, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.
He was born October 19, 1934, in Alexander County, son of Willis Dwight and Minnie Lee Warren Icenhour. He was veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from AT&T after 30 years of service.
He was a member of North Point Baptist Church, as well as the Odd Fellows, and was a Mason. Jearl battled Parkinson’s Disease for over 20 years. Dr. Frank Moyer said he was always gracious and kind during this time.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Geraldine Sharpe Icenhour; a daughter, Ginger Icenhour; a son, David Icenhour; three grandsons, Jason (Shara) Icenhour, Justin (Emily) Icenhour, and Aaron (Prosperity) Icenhour; three great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Margie Spry, Belinda Icenhour, and Patsy (Belva) Bentley, all of Taylorsville.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Frank Vogler & Sons Reynolda Chapel. Burial will follow in Forsyth Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
Online condolences may be made at www.frankvoglerandsons.com.
My brothers and I want to send our condolence in the loss of Jearl. May loving memories of the one who meant so much to you bring peace and comfort to your heart and ease your sorrow, and for the memories that you cherish, though they sometimes bring a tear, will help you to feel that Jearl is always very near. Our Deepest Sympathy. Dwayne, Paul, Kathryn, Gary and Family. Love in Christ, Kathryn W. Ayers.