- Jon completed his education in the Haywood County North Carolina Schools. Jon
served in the Army from 1953 to 1955 and was stationed in Austria where he
worked as a radio operator. After his discharge, he attended the North Carolina
Highway Patrol School at the University of North Carolina Institute of
Government at Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated as a State Trooper. He was
stationed in Ashe County where he met and later married Charlotte Severt. Jon
was promoted to Inspector in the License and Theft Division and he and
Charlotte moved to Shelby, North Carolina. After twenty years, he retired and
in 1995 worked at the Du Pont Corporation in Shelby.
Timothy Welch Stinnett GEDCOM, August 1995.