Shurford, Daniel Irven, Jr. (2008)

Obituary of Daniel Irven Shuford, Jr ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Daniel Irven Shuford, Jr., age 67 of Marion passed away Thursday December 11, 2008 at his residence. Born in Yancey County on June 7, 1941, Mr. Shuford was a son of the late Daniel Irven Shuford, Sr. and Georgia Anna Creson Shuford.

He was a member of Cross Memorial Baptist Church. Mr. Shuford was a retired building contractor and was past president of McDowell Builders Association. He was an artist, an avid hunter and was a life member of NRA. Preceding Mr. Shuford in death was a brother W. R. Shuford and a sister Barbara Shuford Long.

Left to cherish Mr. Shuford’s memory are his wife Joy Queen Shuford of the home; very close and dear nieces, Suzanne S. Corn and husband Jim of Winston Salem, Niki S. McGowan and husband John of Chicago, IL and nephew Roy Shuford of Savannah, GA and fourteen other nieces and nephews; one brother Bill Shuford and wife Kaye of Marion; one sister Clela Bryant Busby of Scottsdale, AZ.

A memorial service was held Monday December 15, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Michael Shuford and Douglas Prevette officiating. The family received friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Foothills Industries Rehabilitation Program 300 Rockwell Drive Marion, NC 28752. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 17, 2008 Volume 14 # 50