John William Sif­ford Jr.

The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Obituaries -

CHAR­LOTTE - Mr. John William Sif­ford Jr., 90, of Char­lotte, passed away on Wed­nes­day, July 18, 2018, at his home. He was born Au­gust 26, 1927 in Meck­len­burg County, NC to the late John W. Sif­ford, Sr. and Hat­tie Hel­ton Sif­ford.

Mr. Sif­ford proudly served in the US Army dur­ing the WWII era. He was em­ployed in the In­dus­trial Sup­ply field over 50 years.

He was pre­ceded in death by his lov­ing wife of 58 years, Jean­nine Stack Sif­ford and his son, John Robert Sif­ford. He is sur­vived by his son Dar­ryl William Sif­ford ( Wanda) of Lan­caster, SC; Richard Kent Sif­ford (Mer­il­lyn) of Holly Springs, NC; daugh­ter Jac­que­line Sif­ford En­nett , and daugh­ter-in­law Gail Ed­wards Sif­ford (John Robert) both of Char­lotte; six grand­chil­dren and five great grand­chil­dren; as well as his lov­ing and de­voted sis­ter and care provider, Doris Jean Sif­ford of Char­lotte.

John will be remembered for his many years of hard work, de­vo­tion to fam­ily, love of read­ing and en­joy­ment of good food. A long­time mem­ber of Cal­vary Church, he was an avid stu­dent of the Bi­ble. His deep and abid­ing faith sus­tained him dur­ing years of de­clin­ing health.

John’s fam­ily will re­ceive friends at LoweNeddo Funeral Home of Matthews, on Wed­nes­day, July 25, 2018, at 11 AM with the Cel­e­bra­tion of John’s Life to fol­low at 12 PM in the funeral chapel. In­ter­ment will fol­low at Mag­no­lia Me­mo­rial Gar­dens at Cal­vary Church in Char­lotte.

Me­mo­ri­als may be made to Hos­pice and Pal­lia­tive Care Char­lotte Re­gion or the char­ity of one’s choice.

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