Jon Christian Moretz, age 50, of Creston, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born May 19, 1971 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Jim and Terri Baker Moretz. Jon was a blacksmith by trade, and a jack of all trades. He enjoyed farming, carpentry and being outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Moody Moretz, one daughter, Liberty Ann, two brothers, Karl Moretz and wife Leah and daughter, Siah, and Marcus Wind and wife Angelica and daughter Sierra, two step-children, Austin Amon and wife Macca and daughter, Ava Grace, and Amber Amon and daughter Maye Marie. He is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A gathering of friends will be held at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 2 until 3pm with a small service to follow. Online condolences may be shared with the Moretz family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Moretz family.