Tyrone Irvin Balthrop, age 65, passed away Monday, October 30, 2023, at his residence in Alexander County. He was born to the late John and Cynthia Swann Balthrop on Tuesday, April 22, 1958, in the District of Columbia where he grew up and went to school. Tyrone was employed at Tyson for many years until he retired. Mr. Balthrop was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and served as an usher. Tyrone enjoyed cooking for others and helped with Mobile Café. He loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers.
Those left to cherish the memories of Tyrone include his wife of 13 years, Paulette Campbell Balthrop; children, Charmane Balthrop, Matthew McCurdy, and Mariah McCurdy; a special daughter, Ann Callahan; two god-children, Amber Flowers and Gideon Hunter; special god-son, Malachi Weaver; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister and two brothers.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, November 5, 2023, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church at 3:00 pm. Pastor Kevin Ussery and Minister Daniel Locklear will officiate. The family will serve as flower girls.
Memorials may be made to Mobile Café, PO Box 95, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, PO Box 456, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com