John Bedford Monday, Sr., 89, of Ellenboro, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018.
A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Raymond and Pearl Monday; an entrepreneur, and attended Campfield Baptist Church, Ellenboro. John also enjoyed camping and loved people.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Walker Monday of the home, his son, John B. Monday, Jr. of Punta Gorda, FL; daughters, Donna Watson of Chesapeake, VA, Regina Phillips and companion, Kathleen Grogan of South Bend, Washington, and Gloria Jackson and husband Donald of Rutherfordton; his brother-in-law, Linnie Walker and wife Brenda of Mooresboro, and sister-in-law, Theresa Walker of Rutherfordton. He is also survived by a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his beloved dog Buddy.
Funeral services were held in the Padgett & King Chapel. Entombment followed in the mausoleum of Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr, Shelby, NC 28150 or PAWS of Rutherford County, PO Box 399, Lake Lure, NC 28746.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.