February 4, 1952 ~ August 5, 2010
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Mills River, NC
Gary Walter Shook, 58, of Mills River, died August 5, 2010, at his home. A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of Jack Brantley and Marie Sprinkle Shook of Weaverville. A former member of the Asheville Jaycees, he had previously worked for Budweiser of Asheville. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shook is survived by a brother, Steven Brantley Shook and wife Brenda Roland Shook of Swannanoa; a sister, Brenda Shook Arrowood of Asheville; two nieces, Katie Shook Robinson and husband Bryan, Brittany Arrowood and a nephew, Matthew Arrowood. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Reverend Mike Willoughby officiating. His family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one's favorite charity.