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John Edsel Trivette, 82, of Drexel passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Valdese General Hospital.
He was born September 21, 1930 in Watauga County to the late York and Alice Trivette. He is also preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.
Mr. Trivette was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Cornett Trivette of the home; five sons, Ricky Trivette and Doug Trivette, both of Lenoir, Jeffery Trivette and Robert Trivette, both of Drexel, and Johnny Trivette of Hildebran; a daughter, Nancy Pope of Mtn. City, TN; a sister, Irene Long of Sanmonto, FL; nine grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
A memorial service was held at 2pm on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Free Spirit Baptist Church with Reverend Calvin Hargett officiating. The family received friends an hour prior to services from 1pm until 2pm at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Burke County Rescue Squad, 120 Saint Marys Church Rd, Morganton, NC 28655.
As requested by the family, this obituary is a courtesy of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.