Obit: Leo Sherlin
Obit:Thu, 16 Sep 2004, "The Citizen-Time", Ashville, NC - Leo Sherlin - Reidville, S.C. - Leo Sherlin, 85, formerly of Arden, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, in his home in Reidville, S.C. A native of Marshall, he was born on June 3, 1919, the son of the late Arthur and Gertrude Parris Sherlin. His daughter, Sandra White and brothers, Frank and Anderson Sherlin, also preceded him in death. Mr. Sherlin was a longtime resident of Arden, where he was a retired truck driver and carpenter. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a Baptist. He loved and will be known for talking about his favorite subjects: racing, politics and a little religion (while he was at it). Surviving are his wife of 64 years,Virginia Parton Sherlin of the home; daughter, Sharon and her husband, Asa Duckworth, of Reidville; granddaughters, Laurie and her husband, Enver Dubrobac, of Toronto, Donna Morgan and her special friend, Daryl Goodman, of Charlotte, Penny and her husband, Mike Jones, of Reidville, S.C. and Kelly and her husband, Louis Pemberton, of Reidville, S.C.; great-grandsons, Sam and Nic Jones; and great-granddaughters, Tori Duckworth and Erin Pemberton. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Skyland off Rosscraggon and Rathfarnham Roads. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Funeral Services and Crematory. The family requests any donation to go to your local Hospice in your area.