Jerry Arthur Starnes
Last updated 11/11/2020 at 4:41pm
The Church Triumphant gained a new baritone to sing with their heavenly chorus when Jerry Arthur Starnes, 80, left the bounds of earth after a lengthy illness Nov. 9, 2020.
He loved classical and religious music. Until respiratory ailments took his voice, he was a baritone singer in three local music groups, The Chancel Choir at Brevard’s First United Methodist Church, The Transylvania Choral Society, and the Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale. When not singing, he frequently attended concerts at his church and the Brevard Music Center.
Growing flowers and bird watching was a second passion. His...