Julius T. Hargrove (J.T.) was born the fifth child to the late Chelsea Hargrove (deceased) and the late Georgia Grant Hargrove (deceased) on September 2, 1926. He received Christ under the leadership of Rev. A.W. Wilson at Holt Street Baptist Church. He met and married Emma Hargrove on October 15, 1982. To this union two children were born, Juan T. Hargrove and the late Tiffany R. Hargrove. They later joined Lilly Baptist Church under Thomas E. Jordan, where he was a Trustee, an on the Johnson Williams Usher Board.
Julius served the U.S. Navy in Pacific Theatre as gunners mate on an aircraft carrier during the last year of World War II at the age of 19. He graduated from ASU with a B.S. degree in History. He was an avid reader, and love all jazz, gospel and symphony music. He worked part time jobs with Atlanta Life Insurance, and manage Montgomery Advertiser newspaper delivery team. He worked at the United States Postal Service for 32 years, and retired as Postmaster in Lowndes County.
His Association: Alpha Phi Alpha ASU Alumni Association NARFE (National Active Retired Federal Employee Community) activist for Bus Boycott Cleveland Avenue YMCA, Lifetime Achievement Award at Cleveland Avenue YMCA in June 2014.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife Emma Hargrove, loving and dedicated son Juan T. Hargrove, stepdaughter Vanessa Patterson (Adrian), three daughters from a previous marriage, Angela Hargrove (deceased) Evelyn Leah Patrice Hargrove of San Antonio, Texas, Sibyl H. Kent (William) of San Antonio Texas, four sons; Julius L. Hargrove of Newport News, Virginia, Michael W. Hargrove, of Ashburn, Virginia, Terry R. Hargrove (Joyce) of Montgomery, AL, and Reginald P. Hargrove (Ann) of San Antonio Texas, grandchildren, Neill O. Davis (Lan), Marty Phillips (Gray), Nicole Aragon, Sybil Davis, Brian Hargrove (Alisha), Charles Collins (Jasmine) William Kent Jr., Jasmine Kent, Reginald P. Hargrove II (Jennifer), Phillip Hargrove, Sydney Hargrove, Stephanie Hargrove, Courtney Hargrove, Thea Rose Hargrove Brown, two step grandchildren, Adrianna K. Patterson and Brionica Douglas, whom assisted daily with taking care of him, three great grandchildren, Rahmaan, Prestyn, and Collin, sister-in-laws, Minnie Hunt (Ronald), Patricia Jordan (Lewis), Barbara McCall, Leon Whiting (Margaret), Arthur Whiting (Delois), whom he thought could solve all problems, Willie McCall, five brothers preceded him in death Chelsea Hargrove (Alice), Leon (Corine), Richard (Flora), Herbert (Dorothy) and Nelson (Oris), devoted family and friends, the Mitchells, Grants and Adams, a special Nephew Bondicko Whiting.

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