From the Asheville Citizen-Times, The (3/13/2004)


John Anthony McDade
John Anthony McDade, 42, of 86 Vermont Ave., Asheville,

died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his home.

Mr. McDade was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late W.A. and Barbara Ball McDade. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Barry and Billy McDade. He was a former auto mechanic and former secretary of a

brothers club. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and collecting a variety of items. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are his sister, Trisha Davis and her husband, Joey, of Asheville; his twin brother, Thomas A. McDade and his wife, Betty Ann, of Spartanburg, S.C.; and two nephews,

T.J. McDade and Matthew McDade.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the

Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Buddy Corbin officiating. His family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to the family at 86 Vermont Ave.,

Asheville, NC 28806 to help with medical expenses.