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Jimmy Ray Cardwell

May 13, 1943 July 9, 2019
Jimmy Ray Cardwell
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Obituary for Jimmy Ray Cardwell

Mr. Jimmy Ray Cardwell, age 76 of Boomer passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, July 12, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Pastor Jason Whitley officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Cardwell was born May 13, 1943 in Wilkes County to Conrad and Sadie Pauline Smithey Cardwell. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a carpenter, a “piddler extraordinaire” and a professional grandpa. He was an avid outdoorsman, around the clock super hero and the best man we ever knew.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife; Betty Jean Broyhill Cardwell of 44 years of the home, daughter; Amanda Boyd and husband Brandon of Mulberry, son; Steven Cardwell and wife Amy of Wilkesboro, five grandchildren; Cole Shumate, Jimmy Cardwell, Garrett Shumate, Emma Sutphin and Madison Cardwell, brother; Robert Cardwell and wife Gladys of Millers Creek, four sisters and fur baby; Peyton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 200, Fayetteville, NC 28314.

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6:00 PM 7/11/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States





2:00 PM 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

545 Moravian Falls Road Wilkesboro 28697 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

4200 Morganton Road, Suite 200
Fayetteville, NC 28314

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