John D.“J.D.” Jarvis age 86 of Hamilton passed away Friday
December 31, 2010 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in
He was born April 21, 1924 in Manchester, Kentucky
son of the late John and Mae (nee Eversole) Jarvis. On May 25, 1
in London, Kentucky he married Rosie Owens. Mr. Jarvis was a
highly decorated veteran of World War II, the recipient of three
Purple Hearts among his many commendations.
After his war
service Mr. Jarvis worked as a painter and decorator, and becam
well known Bluegrass musician. The story of his many
accomplishments was the subject of a November 11, 2010 Journ
News feature article. (Google “J.D. Jarvis” for much more
Mr. Jarvis is survived by his wife, Rosie Jarvis; on
Lucky (Bridgett) Jarvis; two grandchildren; five great grandchil
and one brother, Charles (Debbie) Gregory. Mr. Jarvis was also
preceded in death by four siblings.
Visitation 5-8 PM Tuesday at
WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4,
The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 AM
Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial to follow with full milita
honors in Rose Hill Burial Park.