JERRY LAMAR MONCUS
ASHEVILLE –Jerry Lamar Moncus, age 63, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, November 24, 2016 after a year-long struggle with lung cancer.
Jerry was born on October 2, 1953 in Alabama, and as a military child grew up on military bases all over the world. He lived in Florida for many years, and had been a resident of Buncombe County, North Carolina since late 2000.
Jerry was a charming, funny, and charismatic man. He was a recent A-B Tech graduate and co-founder of a local startup. A kind and grateful soul who never met a stranger, he easily made friends wherever he went and enjoyed striking up conversations with anyone and everyone around him. Jerry was well known for his baking skills, and loved to show his gratitude by sharing fresh baked cookies, cakes, and brownies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William "Fred" Moncus and Mary "Charlotte" Prickett Moncus; sister, Cindy Moncus Stewart.
Surviving are his sister, Diane Moncus Hunter (Michael); brother-in-law, Keith Stewart; nephews, Brian Stewart (Miranda), Matthew Stewart (Raime); nieces, Shanna Hunter Gielski (Justin), and Jeanna Hunter; great nieces and nephews, Sophie and Axel Gielski, Riley and Bryant Thomas, Ashton, Tyler, Bradley and Aubrianna Stewart.
There are no services scheduled. For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Jerry’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
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Submitted by Jason & Lynn Prickett on Dec 21 2016 07:33:07 AM
When I read his bio, even though I did not know him I feel like I did because his personality mirrors yours Diane, so kind and gifted with hospitality. I am so sorry for your loss and I will continue to pray for you my friend.
Submitted by Rebecca A on Dec 13 2016 10:39:29 AM
Dianne, l am so sorry about your brother. I know your family has had several losses within a short time. I pray God's peace in Jesus Christ for you.
Submitted by Ann Hornsby Jones on Dec 13 2016 10:07:24 AM
I agree with what Renee said, I always thought I would see Jerry again. My prayers are with you Diane.
Submitted by Patricia Draper on Dec 13 2016 08:11:42 AM
I am so sorry for your loss, Diane. I know you loved your brother. You and your family continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. I know you have had a lot of losses lately. I care so much. Please know I will not forget you in the days ahead. You are such a great friend!!
Submitted by Sherra Claunch on Dec 13 2016 01:48:04 AM
Submitted by Sherry Parrish on Dec 12 2016 09:53:47 PM
Somehow, I always thought that I would see you again. Rest in Peace Jerry, my friend from my youth.
Submitted by Renee Laurence Kortbawi on Dec 12 2016 09:24:04 PM
I remember all the fun, we the neighborhood, had because of Jerry. We had talked when no one else was around. He was my "big " brother.
Submitted by Ellen Louise ( Barlow ) Carr on Dec 12 2016 08:27:41 PM
Who wrote the Obituary? Greg ...Shepherd14020@gmail.com
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