SHELBY - Jon Eric Poston, 54, passed away on July 2, 2016 at his residence. He was born on September 15, 1961 in Cleveland County to the late Robert Jr. and Carolyn Hamrick Poston.
He was a member of Band of Brothers & New Wilderness Adventures, both are Christian Men's Groups that strive to support one another, live as Christians & generously give to those in need. Also winning, training & counseling men toward Christ. Jon held a Master's Degree in Mathematics from UNC-Charlotte. He was very active with the Board of Elections and the Republican Party Politics, he rarely missed an event. He played several parts in the Community Theater. He supported and was involved with the Pregnancy Center. He loved to play War Games with his friends and was very good at it. In his younger years, he studied geology and then he studied his family genealogy. Jon was a kindhearted and positive person who is loved and will truly be missed by many.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories four brothers, Barry Poston (Rebecca) of Ringgold, GA, Greg Poston (Janet) of Mooresboro, Alan Poston of Shelby, and Chuck Poston of Shelby; one sister, Julie Wray (Don) of Ellenboro; eight nephews and three nieces.
A 11:00 a.m. memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Christ Covenant Church, 1050 Sam Lattimore Road, Shelby, NC 28152 for all friends and family to attend.
A private family graveside will be held at Zion Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jon's GoFundMe page and/or to PayPal on this website to cover his burial expense, as he didn't have any insurance.
Services are entrusted to Robert S. Morgan, Jr., Funeral Service Licensee. LLC of Fallston. Online condolences may be made at www.rsmorganfsl.com.