JOHN DAVID HARWOOD, JR.
WEAVERVILLE – John David Harwood, Jr., age 40 of Weaverville, died Friday, April 7, 2017 at John F. Keever Solace Center.
Mr. Harwood was born December 24, 1976 in Buncombe County where he had lived all of his life. He was a devoted father and husband, and was very involved with his family. He loved the beach. John worked at Mission Hospital for over 20 years. He was preceded in death by his father, John David Harwood, Sr.
Surviving are his wife Robin Harwood; son, Austyn Harwood; mother, Sandra Harwood; sisters, Lisa Harwood, Julie Yale; nieces, Katelyn Peek and Julianna Stockdale; nephew, Presley Stockdale.
The family will receive friends 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, April 9, 2017 at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville.
Memorial contributions may be made to CarePartners Hospice Foundation, John F. Keever Solace, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under John’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
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So sorry for your family's loss. John was such a special person he left his mark on so many.
Submitted by Debbie Donahue on Apr 8 2017 05:56:50 PM
So sorry for your Family's loss John will be miss so much. Praying for y'all and sending hugs!
Submitted by Tara Edwards McDaris on Apr 8 2017 05:44:57 PM
Robin, So very sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Submitted by Dina Jackson on Apr 8 2017 05:31:45 PM
“He kept at true good humour's mark, the social flow of pleasure's tide: He never made a brow look dark, nor caused a tear, but when he died.” by Thomas Love Peacock
My condolences and prayers for everyone who loved him.
Submitted by James Sugrue on Apr 8 2017 04:14:20 PM
God says to rejoice when this part of life's journey happens. I know that it is very hard to understand or do. Just know that God is in control of all things. I pray that during this very hard time that you find peace and be grateful for the time that was spent with this great man. He has such a beautiful family an He will live on through them. Just know I love you all an me and mine will help in any way we possibly can. Stay #Harwood Strong! With all our love, James, Sherri, JJ, and Joshua West.
Submitted by James Kevin West on Apr 8 2017 02:48:43 PM
family will be in my prayers as they give up a precious member of their family
Submitted by ruby warren on Apr 8 2017 02:20:27 PM
Our prayers and love is with DJ's family and friend!! His passing is a great loss to all that knew him and loved him and he is and always will be greatly missed. He made the world a better place to live. God Bless and keep you all.
Submitted by Patty Crain on Apr 8 2017 02:19:58 PM
SO sorry Robin, prayers for every one
Submitted by carl houser on Apr 8 2017 01:28:54 PM
I'm so sorry to hear of John's passing. We'll be keeping you and your family lifted in prayer. Janet Wofford
Submitted by Janet Wofford on Apr 8 2017 12:58:58 PM
John was an amazing man. He was so strong throughout this entire ordeal. He lived his family above all and was more concerned with their welfare than his own. He had a heart that was bigger than anyone I have ever known. He will be truly missed. God has gained a true angel.
Submitted by Robin Shelton on Apr 8 2017 12:49:36 PM
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