John Monroe Shuford
October 26, 1923 ~ July 14, 2006
Resided in: Asheville, NC
John Monroe Shuford, 82, of 903 Abbey Circle, Asheville, died Friday, July 14, 2006, at the Laurels of Greentree Ridge. Mr. Shuford was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late Robert Eugene and Elizabeth Rickman Shuford. He was a salesman for Dixie Industrial Supply Co. and a lifelong member of Biltmore United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Edith Goins Shuford; two daughters, Gina Shuford Markland of Myrtle Beach, SC and Sandra E. Eckard of Warrenburg, MO; two sons, John Rick Shuford of Asheville and H. Dean Shuford of Warner Robbins, GA, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Biltmore United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ashley Crowder Stanley officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to Biltmore United Methodist Church, 376 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.