Don G. Silver, 86, of the Glenwood Community, passed away at home on November 8, 2018 after a period of declining health.

He was the son of the late Otis L. and Wilma McCollum Silver. He was preceded in death by one infant son, Douglas; four brothers, Bill, Mac, Jack and Jerry; and two sisters, Harriet Silver and Margaret Truesdell. Don is survived by his wife, Barbara Black Silver; three daughters, Beth, Tammy and Kris; and one sister, Eleanor Short and husband Jack of Clayton, Georgia.

According to Don's wishes, no services are planned.

Those wishing to make a memorial donation can be made to, CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care-McDowell, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, North Carolina 28813 or by visiting Beam Funeral Service & Crematory is assisting the Silver family.

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