March 12, 1947 ~ May 22, 2000
Born in: Lowell, MA,
Resided in: Swannanoa, NC
Mr. Shuford was born in Lowell, MA, and was an Army veteran and a former ironworker.
He is survived by his parents, Robert Emmett Shuford, Sr., and Marie Augusta Reynolds Shuford of Asheville; two daughters, Karen Lee Shuford of McCallen, TX and Teresa Shuford of Black Mountain; five sons, Joseph Robert Shuford of Lowell, MA, Anthony “Tony” Shuford of Missoula, Montana, James D. Shuford of Swannanoa, Kenneth Robert Shuford of San Antonio, TX, and Solomon Shuford of Manchester, NH; four sisters, Suzannah Jones, Ellen Marinoni, Catherine Cowan, and Cynthia Dotson, and a brother, Mark Shuford, all of Asheville, and several grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 4:00 pm Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Cecil Tice officiating.
His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.