Johnny Hershell Shuford, age 54, of Old Fort, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Campus – Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of McDowell County, Johnny was born February 8, 1958 and was a son of the late Edmond Caulder and Peggy Noblitt Caulder. Johnny enjoyed watching NASCAR. He will be remembered by his family as a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.
Saddened by the loss of Mr. Shuford is his wife, Linda Lanning Shuford of the home; four children, Johnny Shuford of Old Fort, Nicklette Laws and husband Tim of Old Fort, Dewayne Greene of Rockingham, NC and Lee Greene of Rockingham, NC; one brother, Jamie Caulder of Laurinburg, NC; three sisters, Julie Caulder of Bennettsville, SC, Caroline Quick of Bennettsville, SC and Racheal Caulder of Kentucky; seven grandchildren; aunts, Martha Furr and husband Jerry of Old Fort, Helen Paul of Old Fort and Patsy Shepard of Rockingham.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 11:00 am in Westmoreland Chapel – Old Fort, NC. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am, prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Noblitt Family Cemetery on Bethlehem Road.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Shuford Family, P.O. Box 1635, Old Fort, NC 28752.