Andrew S. Appleby

Published 10:12 am Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Andrew Spencer Appleby, 70, passed away September 13, 2015. Andy was a native of Franklin and had retired from Dail’s Hardware in 2008.

He was a member of Franklin Congregational Christian Church and was a former Deacon. A 1963 graduate of Franklin High School and a 1969 graduate of East Carolina University, Andy was an Army Veteran (SGT) and did tours in both Vietnam and Germany.

He was predeceased by his parents, Leary Spencer “Smokey” Appleby and Ann Rose Appleby.

Left to cherish his memory is one sister, Linda A. Jorgensen (Jon) of Franklin, two nieces, Courtney Stevens and Rebecca Goodspeed and a Goddaughter, Nicole Steele.

A memorial service with military honors will be held at 2 PM Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. James H. Hyatt, Jr. officiating. A reception will follow the service at Fred’s Restaurant. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.