Jonas de Jesus Quinchia Agudelo, 76, of Lenoir, died Monday, January 7, 2008 at the residence.
He was born October 22, 1931 in Colombia, South America to the late Juan Quinchia and Maria Agudelo. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters and a son, Gustavo Alberto.
Mr. Quinchia was a self-employed carpenter and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gilma Diaz of the home; four sons, Ivan Dario and Edgard Jonas both of Colombia, Jairo Leon of Spain and Father Dairo Esau of Connecticut; six daughters, Rosa, Martha Lucia and Amparo, all of Lenoir, Omaira of Spain, Doralba of Lenoir and Maria Teresa of Charlotte; two brothers; one sister; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.