Hardin Gribble

Hardin "Junior" Gribble

Friday, May 27th, 1949 - Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Hardin “Junior” Gribble, 71, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020.

Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Hardin A. and Mary Rogers Gribble. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Doris Owens, Robert Gribble, and Mary Anne Gribble. He was a Heavy equipment operator who worked hard building roads. Junior proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Union United Methodist Church. Junior enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and just over all being outdoors. He loved life and his dogs.

Junior is survived by his loving wife, Karen Byers Gribble; children, Jeremiah Gribble, of Franklin, Theresa Townsend, Christal Spaulding, Holly Lanning, Angela Lanning, and Shawn Byers; twin sister, Helen Short of McBee, SC; sisters, Lana Hires and Betty Accord, both of Franklin, and Carol Pollock, of West Palm Beach, FL and two grandchildren, Cody Byers and Joshua McMahan.

No services are planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Vietnam Veterans Association, Chapter 994, C/O Dick Sheenan, 249 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734

Courtesy Obituary provided by Macon Funeral Home.

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Bethel Webb McCarter

Posted at 02:04pm
Helen and family I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers is that God will wrap his arms around you all and give you all the comfort that only he can give...

Posted at 10:29pm sorry for the loss of your husband. My prayers for comfort to you and the family at this time.
Lucy Jacobs

Mary Bradley

Posted at 06:58pm
I worked with Hardin at Sky City in the mid 70's, what a kind and sweet guy he was, rest in peace my friend until we meet again, prayers to the family during this difficult time.
Polly and Terry Bradley

phoebe hastings

Posted at 12:42pm
Karen,I am so sorry to hear about Hardin, May God bless you and your family.

Sincerely, Phoebe Hastings

Rick Franklin

Posted at 05:55pm
Our heartfelt condolences to all of Junior's extended family. May the Lord ease your sorrow during your time of grief.
Rick and Linda Franklin

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