January 1, 1936 - November 11, 2019
Floyd William Isom, age 83, of Oak Avenue in Spruce Pine, died Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville, after a short illness. Born on January 1, 1936 in Avery County, he was the son of the late William Buck and Gertrude Bailey Isom. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Floyd was the night chef at CedarCrest Restaurant in Spruce Pine and was well known for his top notch cuisine creations with his delicious lasagna being the best among them. At the close of his career at CedarCrest, he began a second career with the Public Works Department in Spruce Pine and retired there following several years of service. It was at these places that Floyd made many local friends, along with socializing and eating at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse with his good friend, Vance Houston and others. He became known as, ‘Mr. Friendly of Spruce Pine’. In his spare time, Floyd enjoyed horses and fishing. He shared both of these leisure time activities with his good friend, Dean Pittman. Left to cherish his memories are his sons; Larry Isom and Greg Isom both of New York; his daughters; Melissa Isom Koehler of Atlanta, GA; Diahann Isom of Virginia; and Joann Isom of New York; three grandsons; a sister, Peggy Murrey of Ohio; an aunt, Jennie Mathes of Newland; several nieces and nephews. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service for Floyd Isom on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12:00 noon in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Michael Burnup and Mike Mathes officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 11:00 am until the service hour in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in the Beach Bottom Cemetery. The family and friends would like to extend a ‘Special Thank You’ to Linda Pitman, Kay and Ron Royer and Sandy for their care of Floyd during his illness. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Webb Funeral Home, 128 Roan Road, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 to assist with expenses or Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Floyd Isom’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Isom family. Floyd’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.
Floyd William Isom, age 83, of Oak Avenue in Spruce Pine, died Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville, after a short illness. Born on January 1, 1936 in Avery County, he was the son of the late William... View Obituary & Service Information
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