Perry Mashburn, age 74, of Columbus, NC, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Perry was born August 24, 1946 in Rutherford County to the late Paul G. Mashburn and Reba Green Hicks. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. Perry worked for Cone Mills and as a truck driver for Turner Trucking in Boiling Springs, NC. He was a member of Lifestream Church in Chesnee and a proud member of the Rutherford County DAV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jeff Mashburn.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Susan Hensley; brothers, Slick Mashburn of Kings Mountain and Doug Mashburn of Henrietta; sister, Paula Board of Shiloh; daughters, Mia Kuetel of Columbus, NC, Robyn Gordon (Howard) of Caroleen and son, Bobby Hensley of Spartanburg; seven grandchildren, Chelsea Kuetel, Halle Kuetel, Andre Kuetel, Damien Kuetel, Andrew Gordon, Victoria Gordon, Jacob Gordon (Emily) and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend David Henderson and Reverend Sam Henderson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Military honors will be accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Memorial donations are requested to the Rutherford County DAV Chapter, 564 Terry Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040.