Michael W. Netherton
November 30, 1951 ~ March 9, 2000
Resided in: Candler, NC
Mike was born November 30, 1951, in Newport News, VA, but had been a long-time resident of Buncombe County and a 1969 graduate of Enka High School. He was a Navy veteran of Vietnam, a lifetime member of VFW Post 9939, and a member of Hominy Masonic Lodge No. 491.
He was successful in the timber and real estate business and an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and all of God’s wonders in the great outdoors.
He was a faithful member of Browns View United Methodist Church.
Left to cherish his memory are his son, Charlie Wade Netherton; parents, Edgar Wade and Ruby Farmer Netherton; grandmother, Elva Netherton; three sisters, Oleta, Rebecca, and Kristie, all of Candler. He will also be missed by nephews, Jesse and Tredge, nieces Rubyejean, Amanda, Maria and Madilyn, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be 4:00 pm Sunday at Browns View United Methodist Church, off Beaverdam Rd., Candler. The Revs. John Erwin and Ed Worley will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Graveside rites will be conducted by the Hominy Masonic Lodge #491 and Military rites by Enka High School Jr. ROTC Memorial Team. The lodge will open at 3:00 p.m.
His family will receive friends from 2:30 - 4:00 pm Sunday at the church and at other times will be at the home of his parents on Beaverdam Road.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is in charge of the arrangements.