Jimmy Harold East

December 29, 1936 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 84)


Pilot Mountain – Jimmy Harold East, 84, of Pilot Mountain, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, with his family by his side.

Mr. East was born on December 29, 1936, in Stokes County, NC to the late William Troy and Leatha Bennett East.  He was a member of True Way Baptist Church in Westfield. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Opal East, and his brother, Carroll East.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Lisa Chapa and husband Eric Chapa; his brother, Doug East; and his granddaughter, Madison Draughn.

The family will receive friends and loved on Sunday, June 6, 2021, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Slate Funeral Home in King.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, June 7, 2021, at the Slate Funeral Home Chapel in King, NC.

Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jimmy Harold East.  Online condolences may be offered at

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June 6, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Funeral Service
June 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

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