Jerry "J.W" Wilson Prevette

May 6, 1958 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 62)


Jerry Wilson “J.W.” Prevette, 62, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his home.

J.W. was born May 6, 1958 in Iredell County and was the son of Betty “Betsy” McCoy Thomas and the late Jerry Franklin Prevette. He attended West Iredell High School and was married to the late Bianca S. Prevette. He was a member of Diamond Hill Baptist Church and previously worked for Rubbermaid and Pneumec, Inc.

In addition to his father and wife, J.W. was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Jackson Prevette and step father, Ed “Squirrel” Thomas.

He is survived by his mother of Statesville, a son, Christopher Rhyne Prevette, three siblings, Thomas Keith Prevette (Susan), Michelle P. Johnson (Craig), Kirt Edwin Thomas (Jennifer), nieces and nephews, Jaden Johnson, Loren Steele, Corey Johnson, Krista Prevette, Hunter Thomas and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 3:00pm Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Diamond Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Holleman and Rev. Jeff Luxon officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends following the graveside service. Active pallbearers will be Dr. Michael Brown, Ron Clines, Travis Clines, Andrew Crews, Corey Johnson and Matt Willard.

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Funeral Service
June 7, 2020

3:00 PM
Diamond Hill Baptist Church
2320 E. Broad St.
Statesville, NC 28625


Diamond Hill Baptist
2320 E. Broad St., Statesville NC 28625

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