MINT HILL - John Overcash, 80, formerly of Gastonia, passed away Nov. 10, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital, Matthews.
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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.
Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road
Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 13, 2012