John L. Gasque Jr.

John L. Gasque Jr.

SALISBURY — John L. Gasque Jr., 61, of Salisbury passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at home. After graduating from Salisbury State College in 1974, he went on to a career in accounting at several businesses in Salisbury.

Later he started a cleaning business which he ran for over 20 years. He then went into home restoration utilizing his hobby of woodworking.

He cherished his time with his children and grandchild.

John was preceded in death by his father, John L. Gasque Sr., and brother, Benjamin F. Gasque. He is survived by his mother, Shirley Gasque; his children, Jillian Gasque and John L. Gasque III, and granddaughter, Alexa Jourdrey; brothers, Glenn Gasque and Walter Gasque (Cathy); sisters, Gladys Donaway (Patrick), Delores Gladden (Frank) and Gina Marker (Sonny); and numerous nieces and nephews; many extended family members; and one very special cousin, Eugene Melton.

A special thanks to Coastal Hospice for all of their help, especially Karen Tipton and Melody Erving.

An announcement for a memorial service will be made at a later date.

Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 23, 2012