Joseph Edward Almond Sr.

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Joe Almond passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. He was a native of Swain County and was the son of the late Gove B. Almond, Sr. and Ethel McCracken Almond. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and also served 27 years as a volunteer on the Bryson City Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Jack Almond and Jr. Almond.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean Cole Almond. Children: Eddie Almond (Lawana Cooper Almond), Ann Almond Howell (Bill Howell). Grandchildren: Will Howell (Jean Ann Howell), Courtney Almond, Ashley Almond (Bambi Persinger).

He is also survived by one brother, Jim Almond of Decatur, Georgia.

Services were held 1:00 PM Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bryson City with Dr. John Tagliarini Officiating. Burial was at Swain Memorial Park in Bryson City.

 The family received friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Saturday at the Church.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church in Bryson City or Shriners Children Hospital.

Crisp Funeral Home assisted the family.

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315