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John Stanley McElrath

May 15, 1963 February 21, 2018
John Stanley McElrath
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Obituary for John Stanley McElrath

A True Outdoorsman

Clyde – John Stanley McElrath, 54, passed away on February 21, 2018 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of Nellie Carr McElrath of Candler and the late Dale McElrath; a sister, Sheila Plemmons; father-in-law, Hall Warren; a brother-in-law, Furman Warren and a sister-in-law, Julia Warren.

He was employed with Waynesville Gas Company and the owner and operator of Mt. Pisgah Hauling and Grading. John Stanley was a man of faith and true outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing, horseback riding as well as all of his “toys”. He attended Glory Tabernacle in Asheville.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 22 years, Luuana Warren McElrath; four daughters, Savannah McElrath of Clyde, Rosalinda Tassin of Clyde; Amber Martindale and her husband, Forrest, of Waynesville and Autumn Reece and her husband, Johnny, of Waynesville; a son, Steven McElrath of McCormick, South Carolina; a brother, Parker McElrath of Linville, North Carolina; mother-in-law, Eula Warren; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at North Canton Baptist Church with Pastor Zach Williams, Pastor Mark Caldwell and Pastor Ronnie Pittman officiating. Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venter Cemetery, Newfound Road. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building One, Asheville, NC 28801.

The care of Mr. McElrath has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Feb

12:00 PM 2/24/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:45 PM 2/24/2018 1:45:00 PM
North Canton Baptist Church

735 North Canton Road
Canton, NC 28716

North Canton Baptist Church
735 North Canton Road Canton 28716 NC
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Feb

2:00 PM 2/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
North Canton Baptist Church

735 North Canton Road
Canton, NC 28716

North Canton Baptist Church
735 North Canton Road Canton 28716 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bon-A-Venture Cemetery, Canton Final Resting Place

2063 Newfound Road
Canton, NC 28716

2063 Newfound Road Canton 28716 NC
United States
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