Raymond Mack Jarvis, Jr.
1937 — 2020
Raymond Mack Jarvis, Jr., 82, of Hudson, NC, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was born December 25, 1937, in Lenoir, NC, to the late Raymond and Lucille Jarvis. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Janet Jenkins Jarvis, of the home, and sister, Judy Jarvis Parlier, and husband, John, of Birmingham, AL. Mr. Jarvis retired as the Secretary of Corrections for North Carolina after a 40-year career with the Division of Prisons. He was the first person in state history to begin at the entry level as a correctional officer and advance to the system's top position. After retirement, he worked as a consultant in the correctional industry. He was a recipient of...