Johnny Luegene Almond Sr.

Johnny Luegene Almond Sr. Johnny Luegene Almond Sr., 85, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Stony Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the  Rev. Dr. Austin McIver ?Mack? Dennis officiating. There will be Military and Masonic Rites. Edwards Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead will be open on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for family and friends to pay their respects. Johnny was born in Stanly County to the late John Henry and Carrie Ivy Talbert Almond. He was a mechanic and last worked for CP&L at the Hydro Dam.  He was a member of First Baptist Church, Mount Gilead Lion?s Club and Blackmere Lodge 127. He enjoyed watching the History Channel and especially ?The American Pickers.? Johnny was predeceased by his wife, Doris Kathleen Culp Almond.He is survived by his children, Kathy Almond (John) of Albemarle and Johnny Almond (Trey) of Troy; sisters, Patricia ?Pat? Almond Haithcock of Mt. Gilead and ?Tommy? Jeanelle Almond Matrangos of Ovieda, Florida; and half-brother, Tommy Almond of Norwood.