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Frank Vogler & Sons

2849 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC

OBITUARY

George Richard "Dick" Jarvis

January 8, 1945July 6, 2019
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Mr. George Richard “Dick” Jarvis, 74 of Clemmons, N.C., passed away on Saturday, July 6th 2019, at the palliative care unit of Forsyth Medical Center. He was born in Forsyth County on January 8, 1945. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Whitaker Jarvis, of 49 years, their son, Scott Jarvis, his wife, Kendra Cameron Jarvis, and their one precious granddaughter, Anna, of Asheville, North Carolina. Dick was a devoted husband, Dad, Papa, Uncle, and a friend to many. He has one brother, Wayne Jarvis and wife, Ann; nephews, Marty Jarvis and wife, Misty; Jeff Weir and wife, Deanne; niece, Jennifer Flippin and husband, Michael. Great nieces: Allie Jarvis, Dezha Simcox, Brianna Weir Copeland, Maleah Weir Bretz, Ava Weir, and Olivia Weir. Great nephews: Zach Weir, Michael Flippin, Jr., Tanner Flippin, Jedidiah Flippin, and Ezekiel Flippin. He was blessed to have many wonderful friends. Special thanks to Carl Cox and wife, Judy, for their lifetime of friendship. He graduated from Western Carolina University with a BA in Business Administration followed by a master’s degree from Grand Canyon University. While at WCU, Dick was a charter founder and brother in Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He also served on the Greek Council. Dick proudly served in the United States Army. He did a tour of duty in Vietnam. In the U.S. Army, he received a medal of valor for heroic acts in Vietnam. Upon his return he was stationed at Fort Mommouth, New Jersey. Dick was a Vice President and Senior Loan Officer in Industrial and Commercial Lending at the Bank of Carolinas. He was with BB&T and RBC Centura before joining the Bank of the Carolinas. He retired in August 2008. Dick was a devoted member of Clemmons United Methodist Church. In addition, he was a faithful usher at the 8:30 service. He volunteered and helped the Fall Bazaar. Dick had many interests including football, golf, backyard wildlife, and woodworking in his shop. He was an avid dog lover...English Springer Spaniels. He had four in his lifetime...Cindy and Abigail (deceased) and our dogs at home Max and Molly. A celebration of life will be held at Clemmons United Methodist Church Thursday, July 11th at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the English Springer Spaniel Rescue and The Vietnam Veterans of America or the Clemmons United Methodist Church Compassion Fund.

  • FAMILY

  • Kathy Whitaker Jarvis, Wife
  • Scott Jarvis, Son
  • Kendra Cameron Jarvis, Daughter-in-law
  • Anna Jarvis, Granddaughter
  • Wayne Jarvis, Brother
  • Ann Jarvis, Sister-in-law
  • Marty (Misty) Jarvis, Nephew
  • Jeff (Deanne) Weir, Nephew
  • Jennifer (Michael) Flippin, Niece
  • Allie Jarvis, Great Niece
  • Dezha Simcox, Great Niece
  • Brianna Weir Copelend, Great Niece
  • Meleah Weir Bretz, Great Niece
  • Ava Weir, Great Niece
  • Olivia Weir, Great Niece
  • Zach Weir, Great Nephew
  • Michael Flippin Jr., Great Nephew
  • Jedidiah Flippin, Great Nephew
  • Ezekiel Flippin, Great Nephew

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, July 11, 2019

Memories

George Richard "Dick" Jarvis

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John Mullis

July 11, 2019

I didn't know Mr. Dick Jarvis in a personal sense but through
my interactions w/ The Bank Of The Carolinas.

I found him to be a kind soul with a distinct smile that let you know
he was going to take care of your business as if it was his own.

My condolences to his family and that you may know w/o a doubt,
your loved one will never be forgotten for his contributions
to all.

Scott Bauer

July 10, 2019

A very kind, humble man. Prayers go out to the family.

Donna Bradfield

July 9, 2019

To Kathy and Family,
I never met Dick personally, but I felt like I knew him. Craig's letters ,from Viet Nam, were filled with tales of the two of them serving their country together. Over the years the boys lost touch with one another, but thanks to the internet, they got reconnected. I'm so glad they did. Craig was extremely found of Dick and spoke so very highly of him. My husband was a fabulous person too, and appreciated an individual who had high standards. Dick evidently did! I only wish they could have seen one another, even one more time, before they both passed away. Having said that, I am happy to think that they are reunited in the here after. What a reunion that must have been!! May God Bless your family and watch over you in the coming days. Hugs to all.. Donna

Mickey Pettus

July 9, 2019

Dickie was a faithful supporter of Zeta Xi Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. “Men worthy of his regard,” he sent a check for $1,000 per year to “bail out” financial deficits long before the formation of a Zeta Xi Alumni Association.

Brother Jarvis and I spoke in the late nineties about the condition of the Fraternity he help found. His only question was, “what do you need?” - Phi Phi Kappa Alpha

Shirley and Buford Hutchins

July 9, 2019

Sweet, Dear Kathy, our hearts are with you as you go through such a difficult time. I can only imagine the pain you and your family are dealing with.

MaryAnn and Bill Sonntag

July 9, 2019

Dear Kathy,
Bill and I send our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Our prayers are with you at this time and the days ahead.

Blessings and peace,
MaryAnn and Bill
Edmond, Oklahoma

Nancy Weir

July 9, 2019

Dickle was a gentleman.

Ron Hargett

July 9, 2019

Rest in peace my elementary school pal, golf buddy, and friend for life. It made me so happy to be able to reconnect with you after many years. Thank you for your service to our country and for your sincere friendship and warmth. My condolences to your family; you will be missed

Judy and Carl Cox

July 9, 2019

A true, unwavering friend to all who knew "DJ". Always positive and supportive, he could never do enough for you. If anyone could rewrite the book, "How to win friends . . .", it would be Dick. The world is definitely better for his contributions to us. We should all strive to emulate his example.

Kitsy Mathis

July 8, 2019

Kathy and Family! I remember Dick as a smiling face! He was always welcoming and kind to everyone! My heart is with you all! I am so sorry to be out of town for his service! Please know that I love you and will be there in spirit! Sending love and prayers! Kitsy

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