MINT HILL - John Overcash, 80, formerly of Gastonia, passed away Nov. 10, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital, Matthews.
He was born March 4, 1932, in Charlotte, son of the late Henderson and Nora Huffman Overcash.
Mr. Overcash was a US Air Force, Korean War
Veteran. He was retired from Winn Dixie as a truck driver with over 20 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Jerry Mill-wood.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park.
He is survived by: his former wife and caregiver, Florence Miller of Mint Hill; children and their spouses, Ed and Maria Overcash of Ft. Mill, SC, Wanda and Jack Reeder of Charlotte, Dean Overcash of Mint Hill, Gary and Vickie Brown of York, SC; 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; 13 nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: wife, Patsy Brown Overcash; daughters, Melinda Brown, Deborah Nichols; brother, Wayne Overcash; sisters, Alice Ellis, Pauline Courtney.
Memorials may be made to
, 111 S. Church St., Suite 336 M, Charlotte, NC 28202.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.