John L. Eure

Published 5:19 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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COMO, NC – John Lyles Eure, 73, “Pretty Man John”, passed away November 14, 2020 in his home with family by his side. A life-long resident of Como, NC, he was a son of the late Joseph Edward Eure, Sr. and Lucy Howell Eure.

John attended Murfreesboro High School and served in the US Army. He was a retired warehouse manager for E. F. Stephenson and Son in Como and was a member of Buckhorn Baptist Church.

John, Badge #308, was a dedicated member of the Como Volunteer Fire Department for 48 years where he was the Safety Officer for 10 years.

He was famous for his peanut butter fudge, chocolate fudge, and banana pudding.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Linda Wright Eure; three sons John Lyles Eure, II (Melody Cutchin) of Ahoskie, Jake Trenton Eure (April) of Franklin, VA, and David Raymond Anankin of Como; five sisters, Juanita Bohlander, Frances Byrum, Margaret Smith, Hannah Futrell, and Joyce Byrum; a brother, Joseph Edward Eure, Jr.; three grandchildren, John Lyles “T.J.” Eure, III, Trenton Alexander Eure, and Rebecca Haylee Eure; and his beloved dog “Jack”.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Buckhorn Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bob Deacon officiating. Military and Fireman Honors will be accorded at the grave.

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Memorial donations may be made to the Como Volunteer Department, P.O. Box 117, Como, NC 27818.