Mitchell Searcy Sr.

Published 2:54 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mitchell Searcy Sr., 57, of 1774 Laughter Rd. Mill Spring died Monday, October 25, 2010 in Mission Hospital, Asheville, N.C.

Born in Bat Cave, N.C., he was the son of the late Randolph Bill and Hester Ruff Searcy. He was employed by the Fairfield Mountains Resort for approximately 20 years.

Surviving are: two sons, Mitchell Searcy Jr. (Bonnie) and Andrew Searcy (Bobbi Jo); two daughters, Michelle Womack (Eric) and Nicki Gosnell, all of Sunny View; Tiffany Brinegar of Bills Creek, N.C.; three brothers, Lewis Searcy (Peggy) of Shelby, N.C.; Garland Searcy (Lois) and Milo Searcy (Ann), both of Sunny View; three sisters, Geraldine Price of Columbus and Polly Cox (Don) and Dallie Corbett, both of Hendersonville, N.C. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren.

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Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Rev. Blane Jones officiating.

Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.