In Memory


John McDaid

John McDaid III


 NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - John Raymond McDaid III, 72, formerly of Gastonia, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Nov. 30, 2014.


John was born March 20, 1942, in Chattanooga, Ten., to the late John R. McDaid Jr. and Alice Moore McDaid.


In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Phillip McDaid and sister Jeanie McDaid Simmons, both of Gastonia.


John graduated from Frank L. Ashley High School and attended N.C. State University.


John owned and operated McDaid Electronics of Myrtle Beach. John was a faithful member of Our Living Saviour Baptist Church, a devoted Sunday school teacher and an assistant to the pastor of his church.


John is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Betty Joe McDaid (B.J.); daughter, Ashley McDaid of the home; daughters, Donna Askew(Tim) of Hendersonville, Christine Rejdovjan (Richard) of Loganville, Ga.; son, John R. McDaid IV of Asheville; seven grandchildren, Allie, Michael, Hudson, Libbie, Genar, Fiora, and Olivia; sisters, JoAnne McDaid White (John), of Gastonia, Mary Lane Smith (Roy), of Belmont, Alice McDaid Denton (Ned) of Dallas, Catherine Brookshire of Charlotte; brother, Dan McDaid of Gastonia; numerous nephews and nieces.


A memorial service will be held Jan. 10, 2015 in North Myrtle Beach.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 9, 2014

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