Jerry Neal Dalrymple, age 73, of Murphy, NC passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Hamilton County, Tennessee.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Howard and Dorothy Bias Dalrymple. Jerry was an overseer for Zuzorist Minerals of Marble and had also worked for Mission Quarry in the Peachtree community. He was a member of the Moccasin Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie Dalrymple and Billy Dalrymple; and two sisters, Ann Brown and Sara Dalrymple.
He is survived by his son Stuart Dalrymple of Hayesville, NC; daughter, Marcia Allen of Murphy, NC; one brother, Benny Dalrymple of Murphy, NC; and grandson, Caden Dalrymple.
Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC. Rev. Scott Cole will officiate. Music will be provided by Moe Buckner. Pallbearers will be Johnny Kernea, Eddie Kernea, Howard Hamby, Jamie Lemley, Larry Hogsed and Eldon Roberts. Honorary pallbearer will be Larry Kernea. A private burial will be held Friday, September 14, 2018.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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