Jake Roy Hamby Jr., 74, went to his heavenly home Jan. 29, 2021. He was born to the late Jake Sr. and Ruth Minton Hamby. Jake was a member at Harmony Baptist Church in Millers Creek, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for 47 years. Jake worked for Coca-Cola and later worked for Jeld-Wen as a molder operator. He enjoyed most of all, his grandkids, collecting knives and wood working with his hands.
He was preceded in death by one baby sister, Ruby.
Those left to cherish the memories of Jake include his spouse of 54 years, Laura Dyson Hamby; three children, son Doug Hamby (Delane), son Ricky Hamby (Monica) and daughter Kimberly Bumgarner (Matthew). He leaves behind three siblings, sister Linda Cook (John), sister Inez Hincher (Billy) and brother Steve Hamby. Four grandchildren survive him, Tyler Cline, Riley, Lillian and Lucas Hamby.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Liledoun Cemetery, with the Rev. Tanner Mundy, Rev. Troy Behrens, Rev. Dennis Chapman and Rev. Tony Dyson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 517, Taylorsville, N.C., 28681.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneral