Elmer Richard 'Dick' Silvers Sr.

Dec 09, 2012

Loving Gramps

WAYNESVILLE — Mr. Elmer Richard “Dick” Silvers Sr., 77, of Waynesville, went to be with his Lord on Dec. 9, 2012 at MedWest Haywood Hospital. He was born in Haywood County to the late Norman and Velma Phillips Silvers.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother James; and sisters Sally Peebles and Sue Huskins. Mr. Silvers was an avid hunter and fisherman, and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Nell Silvers; sons Pete Silvers, Dewayne Silvers and his wife Donna; daughter Pat Wyatt and her husband Phillip; sister Nell Inman all of Waynesville; grandchildren Adam Silvers, Colby Silvers, Danielle Silvers, Kayleigh Silvers, Mandy Allen and her husband Brandon, Morgan Trull and her husband Justin; great-grandchildren Avery Allen, Rylan Silvers, and Eli Allen.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in the Chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Phillip Wyatt will officiate and burial will follow at Sugar Cove Cemetery, with Pete Silvers, Dewayne Silvers, Adam Silvers, Tim Chambers, Tim Robinson, Charles Lathem, Darrel Mathis and Will Jones serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from Noon until 2 p.m.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is honored to be caring for the Silvers Family. www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com