Age: 81 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Gale Silver of Shoal Creek went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 5th at his home surrounded by his family.
A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Shelby and Martha Silver. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Jones Silver; sisters: Carrie, Callie, Evie and Nola, and brothers: Dee and Dan Silver. Gale was a Korean War US Army Veteran. He was a loving husband, daddy and papaw.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years: Emogene Branton Silver; sons: Daryl and Adam Silver of the home; daughters: Deborah Roberts and husband, Dale, of Weaverville, Shelia Fruechtenicht of Greenville, SC; Theresa Radeker and husband, Scott, of Rock Springs, GA, Angie Laws and husband, Mark, of Green Mountain and Megan Silver of the home; grandchildren: Kristie, Becky, Doug, Ellie, Faith, Shelby, Tannor, Sydney, Kylie and Ayden; great grandchildren: Parker and Alex; Sisters: Eva McCurry and husband, R. D., of Marion and Barbara Fox of Burnsville; a brother: David Silver of Marion; and his mother-in-law: Etta Jones of Burnsville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P. M. Wednesday in Young’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, of which he was a member. The Revs. Roger Thompson, Phillip Hughes and Bernie Jones will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 P. M. Tuesday at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, where the body will remain until the service hour.
Memorial may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge. 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or Young’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.