Mr. Robert “Rob” Absher, age 66, of Cane Creek Church Road, McGrady, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home. Mr. Absher was born October 10, 1945 in Wilkes County to Romulus and Hattie Felts Absher. He was a member of Mtn. Valley Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Absher Logging. Mr. Absher was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Fred Absher, Everette Absher, Olen Absher, Silas Absher and Bill Absher; and one sister, Mae Johnson.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia Shepherd Absher of the home; two sons, Charles Alan Absher and wife Donna, Robert Jeffrey Absher and wife Kathy, all of McGrady; four grandchildren, Joshua Absher, Hannah Absher, Logan Absher, and Luke Absher; one brother, Hobert Absher and wife Doris of Hays; and four sisters, Virgie Patterson and husband Jerry, Mary Adams, Kathy Bell and husband Randall, and Margie Lackey all of North Wilkesboro.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 o’clock Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Cane Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Absher and Rev. Ronnie McManus officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Cane Creek Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock on Saturday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of Wilkes, 1908 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. On line condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com
Pallbearers will be Randy Bell, Jeremy Adams, Ricky Absher, Harrold Absher, Gerald Roberts, Rickey Lee Absher, Ray Absher and Gary Stanley.