OBITUARY

Sammy Ray Mashburn

August 23, 1946April 27, 2020
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Sammy Ray Mashburn, 73, went to be with his Lord Monday, April 27, 2020 at Hinkle Hospice House following several years of declining health.

Sammy was born in Buncombe County, August 23, 1946, a son of the late Eckel Henry Mashburn and Nora Gertrude Lackey Mashburn. He retired from Lilly Drum Company (Valspar) many years of service. Sammy enjoyed NASCAR, fishing and working on automobiles. He was a jack of all trades. He was preceded in death by his wife, Belinda Alice Fields Mashburn, three sisters, Annette Mashburn Blakley, Louise Mashburn Franks and Eloise D Mashburn; two brothers, John RIley "J.R." Mashburn and Joe Barr "J.B." Mashburn. Sammy was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are two sons, Ray Mashburn and wife Tammy and Jeff Mashburn; three grandchildren, J.T. Mashburn, Tyler Mashburn and Hunter Mashburn; four sisters, Lillian Shelley, Elizabeth Casper, Annie Belle Clary and Teresa Hilton; a brother, Manuel Mashburn.

A Celebration of Sammy's life will be held at 12 noon Friday, May 1, 2020 in the Davis Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Tom Fields. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County.

  • FAMILY

  • Eckel Henry & Nora Gertrude Lackey Mashburn, Parents (deceased)
  • Belinda Alice Fields Mashburn, Wife (deceased)
  • Ray Mashburn & wife Tammy, Son
  • Jeff Mashburn, Son
  • J.T. Mashburn, Grandson
  • Tyler Mashburn, Grandson
  • Hunter Mashburn, Grandson
  • Lillian Shelley, Sister
  • Elizabeth Casper, Sister
  • Annie Belle Clary, Sister
  • Teresa Hilton, Sister
  • Annette Mashburn Blakley, Sister (deceased)
  • Louise Mashburn Franks, Sister (deceased)
  • Eloise D. Mashburn, Sister (deceased)
  • Manuel Mashburn, Brother
  • John Riley "J.R." Mashburn, Brother (deceased)
  • Joe Barr "J.B." Mashburn, Brother (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Justin Fields
  • Adam Mashburn
  • Billy Joe Mashburn
  • Hunter Mashburn
  • Tyler Mashburn
  • Joshua Smith
  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice of Davidson County

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 1, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, May 1, 2020

Memories

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Tonya Hall-Caldwell

May 26, 2020

I am a nurse at Meridian Center. I cared for Sammy during the short while he was there. I think of him often and his favorite phrase to the staff, "Come on. Let's go." Thank God he is not suffering or in any pain. I am grateful I had the opportunity to meet Sammy.

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Biography

Sammy Ray Mashburn, 73, went to be with his Lord Monday, April 27, 2020 at Hinkle Hospice House following several years of declining health.

Sammy was born in Buncombe County, August 23, 1946, a son of the late Eckel Henry Mashburn and Nora Gertrude Lackey Mashburn. He retired from Lilly Drum Company (Valspar) many years of service. Sammy enjoyed NASCAR, fishing and working on automobiles. He was a jack of all trades. He was preceded in death by his wife, Belinda Alice Fields Mashburn, three sisters, Annette Mashburn Blakley, Louise Mashburn Franks and Eloise D Mashburn; two brothers, John RIley "J.R." Mashburn and Joe Barr "J.B." Mashburn. Sammy was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are two sons, Ray Mashburn and wife Tammy and Jeff Mashburn; three grandchildren, J.T. Mashburn, Tyler Mashburn and Hunter Mashburn; four sisters, Lillian Shelley, Elizabeth Casper, Annie Belle Clary and Teresa Hilton; a brother, Manuel Mashburn.

A Celebration of Sammy's life will be held at 12 noon Friday, May 1, 2020 in the Davis Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Tom Fields. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County.