Jonathan Edward David Safley

Posted at 1:02 PM on Oct 7, 2017


Jonathan “Jon” Edward David Safley, 27, of Olin, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on June 15, 1990, in Iredell County to Jeffrey Robert Safley Sr. and Lynn Staples Safley, who survive.

Jonathan was a graduate of North Iredell High School and had worked on the family farm before becoming disabled.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Jeff Safley Sr. of Harmony and Lynn Safley of Olin; his daughter, Sophia Safley (mother, Jeana Phelps) of Statesville; brother, Jeffrey Safley (Sarah Cass) of Harmony; sister, Jessica Safley (Kevin Sharpe) of Statesville; grandmother, Minnie Safley; niece, Jalyn Safley; nephew, Hunter Safley; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2017, at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Bobby Henderson and Rev. Jacob Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Harmony City Cemetery. The family will visit with friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Sophia Safley Educational Fund, c/o First Bank, P.O. Box 414, Harmony, NC 28634. Online condolences may be made to the family at and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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