Obituary of Jerry Wayne Absher
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Jerry Wayne Absher, 75, of Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Jerry came to Blowing Rock, his mother's home town, at the age of 21, after growing up in Southern Pines. He retired from the Town of Blowing Rock with more than 30 years of service. Before that, he was employed at the Blowing Rock Country Club. Jerry was very much a complete people person. Five minutes of conversation and he had a friend for life.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Louise Wright Greene Absher; brother, Bobby Absher; step-sons, Dean Greene and wife Sharon, and Danny Greene; six grandchildren, William, Mindy, Dillon, Kelsey, Anna and Lindsey; and great-granddaughter, Emmy; in-laws, Rudy Hayes and wife, Becky, Abby Hayes, Eileen, Margaret and Betty Wright, Timmy, William and Dylan Goodman; and many beloved cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Della Greene Absher; step-daughter, Gina Greene; brother-in-law, Jim Wright, Jr.; mother-in-law, Hazel Hayes and father-in-law, Jim Wright, Sr.
Funeral services for Jerry Wayne Absher will be conducted Friday afternoon, October l4, 2022, at 1 o'clock, Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Rudy Hayes. The family will receive friends Friday from 11 until 1 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes.
Flowers will be appreciated. The family respectfully requests no food.
Online condolences may be shared at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Absher family.