Roy Lee Absher age 72 of Laurel Springs died Friday at his home. Mr. Absher was born in Wilkes County on Monday, September 3, 1945 to the late Willie James and Carry Belle Roberts Absher. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Tommy Absher, daughter, Ann Bare, sister, Thelma Carroway, brothers, Paul and Richard Absher and his granddaughter, Sonja Moseley. Roy enjoyed fishing and working on cars and selling Christmas trees. He was known to always be helpful to others.
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM, Friday, February 9, 2017 at the Big Ridge Cemetery by Rev. Jonathan White.
Mr. Absher is survived by his wife, Patricia Absher, two daughters, Cathy Chapman of Laurel Springs, and Loreen White of Wilkes County, three brothers, Wade Absher of Kannapolis, Bill Absher of North Wilkesboro, and Ralph Absher of Harmony, 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family respectfully request no flowers, memorials may be made to the family c/o, Badger Funeral Home, 300 E. Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694.