Jack Graham Corriher Sr.

Published 3:51 pm Monday, May 7, 2018

Mr. Jack Graham Corriher Sr., 85, of Mocksville, died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem.

He was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Rowan County, to the late Hubert Y. and Ella Allison Corriher. Mr. Corriher was a partner and later owner of Hendrix & Corriher Construction Co. until his retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Corriher was a member of First United Methodist Church of Mocksville where he served as chair  of the trustees for 22 years; a member of the United Methodist Men earning the UMM Man of the Year Award and  the Laity Service Award; an associate member of First Presbyterian Church of Mocksville where he served on the building & grounds committee; and a former member of the Mocksville Lions Club for 45 years serving as treasurer for 15 years, vice president, president and zone chair for District 31-D 1970-71. During his retirement years, he loved traveling, spending time fishing at the coast and working in his woodworking shop where he created furniture, cabinets and moldings for his family, his churches and his friends. He was a man of courage, determination and faith to live and enjoy the life God gave him.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Clara Graham Corriher; step-mother, Addie Cline Corriher; sisters, Sarah Harris Corriher, Clarcy Corriher Barnhardt and Evelyn Corriher Holt; and a brother, Charles Alexander Corriher.

Survivors: his wife, Dorothy Seaford Corriher of the home; 2 sons, Jack Graham Corriher Jr. (Mary) and Charles Thomas Corriher (Andrea), all of Mocksville; a step-son, Kent Jason Woodward (Melissa) of Clemmons; 4 grandchildren, Cynthia, Anna, Zachary, and Sarah Corriher; 4 stepgrandchildren, Hunter, Summer, Tyler, and Parker Woodward; a sister, Willie Corriher Beatty; and a sister-in-law, Jo Corriher.

The celebration of life service will be conducted at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 8 at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Glenn Myers. Jr., Joe Collins and  Dana Fruits officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Burial will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, in Rose Cemetery, Mocksville.

Memorials: First UMC, 310 N. Main St., Mocksville; First Presbyterian, 261 S. Main St., Mocksville; or Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.