On November 5,2020 Hugh Albert Shaver was called home to be with his Lord and Savior.
Mr. Shaver was born May 2, 1937, was the son of the late Hugh B. Shaver and Grace Shook Shaver and was the second oldest of four siblings. He attended the Iredell County School System and graduated from Troutman High School in 1955. Once he and his three siblings graduated High School, they and their parents were presented an award for all four children not missing a single day of school from 1st to 12th grade. On November 23,1961, he married the love of his life, Shelby Knight Shaver who passed away on March 5, 1996.
Albert spent much of his early years working in the family businesses, his father established in the early 1940s, A.L Shaver and Sons and Shaver Brothers Stool and Novelty Co. later known as Shaver Brothers Stool Company Inc. After making wooden doll furniture and novelty items for the tourist trade in Cherokee and other Appalachian communities, he later become a manufacturer and supplier of shaker type furniture to many national brand merchants.
Never the one for sitting long, Albert went to work for Tarheel Lumber Company after the sale of the family business in 1987. Here, he sincerely enjoyed seeing and serving some of Iredell’s finest builders and carpenters. Some were old friends of his father's who was also a home builder. Being the social type that he was, Albert became affectionately known as "Alfie" to several. Mr. Shaver was a member of Statesville First Wesleyan Church.
Mr. Shaver is survived by two sons, Randy Shaver of Statesville, James (Jimbo) Shaver of Statesville: one grandson, Jonhugh "Dakota" Shaver (Kendall) of Statesville; one brother, Richard “Jimbo” Shaver (Judy) of Cleveland; one sister, Barbara Cothren of Statesville, a sister-in-law, Shirley Shaver, along with several beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by his grandparents Arlie Letcher Shaver and Jenny Thornburg Shaver; one brother Bobby Eugene Shaver; two nephews, Craig Shaver and Bradley Shaver; one great niece, Madison Shaver.
Funeral Service will be held at 3:00pm Monday November 9, 2020 in the Troutman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Kilpatrick of the Lighthouse Independent Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at the Old Mausoleum of Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 9am to 4pm at Troutman Funeral Home on Sunday November 8, 2020. The family will be present to receive friends from 2-4pm
Memorials can be made to the Lighthouse Independent Church, 769 Scotts Creek Rd., Statesville, NC 28625 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com
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Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625
Lighthouse Independent Methodist Church
769 Scotts Creek Rd., Statesville NC 28625