John A. Macon, 98, of Raleigh passed away on Monday March 23, 2020. He was born in Wake County the son of the late Letha Viola Smith Macon and Edwin Grady Macon. He was preceded in death by his wife Nellie Kathryn Macon.
He graduated from NCSU with an Industrial Engineer degree and retired from the Mt. Olive Pickle Company with over 25 years of service. John volunteered at the Masonic Home for Children and did volunteer work at the NC State Fair in the produce area for many years.
A private graveside funeral service will be held at Montlawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Macon is survived by his daughters; Frances M. Shepherd and husband Ed of Burlington, Elizabeth M. Taylor of Raleigh and Linda N. Macon of Burbank, CA., brothers; George, Grady and Dan Macon all of Wake Forest, 3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild on the way.
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