Jack E. Harrelson

December 18, 1933 - November 9, 2010
Jack E. Harrelson

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Jack E. Harrelson, 76, of Shumont Rd., Black Mountain, NC died Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was born in Norfolk, VA, but lived most of his life in Savannah, GA. He had been a part-time resident of of Buncombe County since 1986, moving there permantly in 1999. He was a station manager for National Airlines for more than 20 years and later began a landscaping business, Bushwhacker, in Savannah, GA. He was a member of Bat Cave Baptist Church, but also attended Bald Mountain Baptist Church. An avid horse lover, he was a charter member of the Auxiliary Police which later became Chatham Mounted Patrol, for which he served as First Lieutenant, and founding member of the Mustang Club in Savannah, GA. He also raised and trained German Shepherds and began the Savannah Chapter of the German Shepherd Dog Club of America. He retired to the top ot the mountain where he felt closer to God. He is survived in love by his wife, Donna L. Harrelson and his devoted canine companion of more than 11 years, Heidi’s Blue Gretchen. A memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, November 13, at Bald Mountain Baptist Church on Highway 9 and Shumont Rd. in Black Mountain. Rev. Kenneth Rape and Rev. David MacEachern will officiate.


Saturday, November 13, 2010
12:00 AM

Bald Mtn. Baptist Church - Directions
Highway 9 and Shumont Rd.
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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  • November 12, 2010
    Tom & Melba Smith says:
    Donna, We are so sorry about your loss. We and the church are praying for you. If we can help in any way please contact us. Melba will be working and I have a prior appointment so we will not be able to make the service. We will be praying. With God's Love, Tom & Melba Smith

  • November 13, 2010
    Patrick Ballard says:
    I only Knew Jack for a short time but He was a blessing. I will be praying for you-God Bless you.

  • November 13, 2010
    Betty Whitaker says:
    Donna, Sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless you in a special way at this time. Your Belks friend, Betty Whitaker

  • November 13, 2010
    Jeannine Dalton says:
    Donna, Our thoughts are with you.

  • January 16, 2011
    Joseph Kujawa says:
    Dear Donna, It was not until I was researching the CMP a few minutes ago (1-16-11) that I knew about Jack's passing. I am so sorry I could not have been there for you. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you always. Love, Joe 912-748-4064 home