Mr. Benford Jimmy Yow , Jr of Asheboro passed away Friday , July 29th. 2022 at Randolph Health surrounded by his family. Jimmy loved spending time in West Virginia, at his cabin in "God's Country" as he so loved to call it. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Throughout his life he never met a stranger and was loved by many near and far. His presence was always felt, even in a room full of people.
Jimmy was the owner of the NAPA Store in Asheboro for 36 years. He continued his journey as a paint specialist for 10 years after leaving the store. Jimmy built friendships that he treasured dearly. He kept his faith strong in God and his grandchildren were his whole world. We are all blessed to have known him.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Barnes Yow of the home, 1 daughter Kasey (Jeremy) Shelton of Asheboro, 2 sons, Shane (Seretha) of Asheboro and Brandon (Victoria) of Asheboro. Grandchildren-Brayden-Brooklyn-Adley and Lola. 1 brother, Larry (Kimberly) Cook of Monroe and 1 sister, LuAnn (Steve) Gardner of 7 Lakes. A special honorary family member, Geraldine Brubaker of Asheboro. Jimmy was preceeded in death by his parents, Benford Yow and mother Peggy Cranford and 1 grandson, Parker Shelton.
Funeral services for Mr. Yow will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 11:00 am at Back Creek Friends Meeting by Rev. Wyatt Hoogkamp and Rev David Hunt. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Yow willl be Monday, August 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Back Creek Friends Meeting Cemetery Fund. Special thanks to the support given by Randolph Health during the sickness.