Jay Lee “Shorty” Allmon, 70, died peacefully at home Tuesday. A native of Cabaruss County he was son to the late Alfred LeRoy & Jennie Boss Allmon. He worked for Colonial/Big Star, Pine State, and was owner of Shorty’s Garage for over 22 years. He was a good, hardworking, honest man who will affectionately be remembered. He was preceded in death by brothers, Alfred LeRoy Jr., Jerry K, & Bobby Joe Allmon.
He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend Patsy Ann Pope Allmon of the home, children, Garry Allmon (Teressa) of Zebulon, Polly "Wolly" Allmon of Wendell, grandchildren, Hunter, Josh, Benny, Justin, great grandchildren, Braxton, Maci, Alysa, siblings, Kenny Allmon of Middlesex, Jenny Lee Jeans of Wake Forest, sister-in-law, Peggy Allmon.
Graveside funeral service 10 am, Thursday, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Zebulon.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net