October 5, 1932 ~ December 13, 2015

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

John Patrick Nesbitt, 83, of Fletcher, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late John Andrew and Pauline Sales Nesbitt. Mr. Nesbitt was a member of Fletcher United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Davis Nesbitt; two sons, John Michael Nesbitt and his wife Bessie and Joe Nesbitt; two grandchildren, Lynsey Michaela Nesbitt and Lee Patrick Nesbitt; one sister, Dale Pridgen and her husband Richard and their children, Andra Mortensen and her husband Daren and Brian Pridgen and his wife Katie and two cousins, Virginia Chrisopolis and Joellen Mastin. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, December 17, 2015 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated, but memorial donations may be made to Fletcher United Methodist Church, 50 Library Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.

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  1. So sorry for your loss. We are all looking forward to the day when John 5:28 will come true for all he ones we’ve loved and lost. May you and your family find comfort in this time of sorrow. Psalm 83:18

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  2. Betty…

    I am so very sorry about Pat’s passing. I surely have you, and your family in my thoughts/prayers. May God bless each of you now, and always.

    Cookie

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  3. Prayers are lifted up for the family. Pat was a gentleman, a friend and someone I was glad to see and socialize with for quite a few years. He and his dear wife Betty were great dancers with Valley Springs Square Dance Team. We travelled a lot, danced a lot and always had some good meals after the dancing was done. Rest in Peace Pat.

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  4. We are so saddened to hear of Pat’s passing. Such a wonderful man that left us with many sweet memories. Our love and blessings to each of you. May God bless you and keep you. Most sincerely Joan Evans and Janice (Shuford) Parris

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  5. I have known Pat from 2nd grade through 12th and he and I played on Oakley’s first football team, he at right tackle and me at left. We at that time attended Reed memorial church. His wife Betty was in my class of 1951. I have spent many hours in my youth with Pat. he was one of the best men I have ever known. I am sorry to hear of his passing I will miss him and my love to all of his family

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  6. I will miss Mr. Nesbitt. I have many wonderful memories of him and the family as we camped and did other things growing up. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.

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  7. We will miss Pat.at church. Enjoyed working with him at the Telephone co. He was a wonderful person, and he will be missed by all who knew him. Our Prayers are with the family.

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