SHELBY - Mr. Thomas Evan Absher, 65, of 327 Toney Street, passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at his residence.
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Tom was born in Gaston County on June 18, 1947, a son of the late Evan Absher and Julia Armstrong Absher. He was retired from FMC Lithium in Bessemer City and was currently working at Wal-Mart in Shelby. Tom was a member of Concord United Methodist Church in Bessemer City.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a daughter, Stephanie Absher Rudisill.
Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Priscilla Carnes Absher, of the home; a son, Ricky Absher of Grover; a daughter, Valerie Adams, Sweetwater, Tenn.; a step-daughter, Karen McSwain, of the home; a brother, Grady Absher of Greensboro; a sister, Joyce Bailey of Charleston, SC; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday at Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home and at other times, the family will be at the home
Funeral Service: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel
Officiated By: The Rev. Jack Bailey
Funeral Home: Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Absher
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the
, 222 S. Church Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28202
Online Condolences: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Aug. 26, 2012