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John Walter Ivey

Born: Mon., Jan. 26, 1953
Died: Sat., Aug. 6, 2016

Public Viewing

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 09, 2016
Location: Harris Funeral Home Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Location: Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Military Honors

3:30 PM Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Location: Lakeland Memorial Park

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JOHN WALTER IVEY, 63 of MONROE, NC,  passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016, at CHS Union in Monroe, NC.

 Funeral Services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 5909 Wolfpond Rd., Monroe, NC, with the Reverend R. M. Parker, Pastor, Eulogist.  

Military Honors and Interment will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park in Monroe, NC.

A public viewing will be held 1:00pm to 7:00pm Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Monroe, NC.

​John Walter was born on Monday, January 26, 1953, in Union County, North Carolina, to the late Mr. Smith Ivey and Mrs. Maggie Stacks Ivey.  He exchanged this life for immortality on Saturday, August 6, 2016, in the Carolinas Healthcare System-Union, in Monroe, NC.

John was a graduate of Sun Valley High School in Indian Trail, North Carolina.  After graduation, he served in the United States Marine Corp.  He was employed with Acme Name Plate Company in Monroe, NC, until his retirement.  He attended Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe, NC.  He was a fun loving individual who loved life and family.  He was always seen with a smile on his face, willing to help any and everybody.  He loved the Lord and was a pillar of his family. 
John was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents and a brother, Rufus Ivey.
Those left to cherish loving and fond memories are his devoted wife of 38 years, Shirley Duncan Ivey, of the home; three sons, Skyles Ivey of Charlotte, NC, Johnny Ivey of Indian Trail, NC and Mitchell Duncan Ivey, of Monroe, NC; one daughter, Michelle Duncan Ivey of Wingate, NC; two sisters, Kaye Moser (Leroy) and Laney Ivey, both of Fayetteville, NC; two brothers,George Stacks of Monroe, NC and Angelo Ivey(Beverly) of Rock Hill, SC; 7 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Hood and Juanita Thomas (Jeffrey), all of Wingate, NC, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 
" We Loved You John, But God Loved You Best "


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Denise M. Payton
   Posted Mon August 08, 2016
Dearest Kay and Lee,

I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. God bless and keep you!

Nicole Robinson-Blakeney
   Posted Mon August 08, 2016
May God Bless and Strengthen the Family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you now and in the days ahead. I'm going to miss that smile and him telling me to have a good day.

Ibrahim Elnaggar
   Posted Tue August 09, 2016


Our deepest and sincerest condolences. May God rest his soul in eternal peace. Love, Ibrahim & Kimberly

Arndrea McCroey
   Posted Wed August 10, 2016
I can't imagine what you must be feeling right now, but I want you to know that I am just a phone call away if there is anything I can do to help you get through this. My heartfelt condolences. Always remember a good heart has stopped beating a good soul ascended to heaven. I am honored & blessed to have known JOHN IVEY.... God blessed you all!!!

Wanda Hubbard
   Posted Sat August 13, 2016
May God give comfort to you all. With love, Wanda Crowder Hubbard

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