Ambrose Eugene Spangler, 89, of Shelby, passed away Saturday, January 27,
2018 at his home.
Born in Cleveland County on February 23, 1928 he was a son of the late
Everette Lawrence Spangler and Ottie Mae Lutz Spangler. He was the owner
and operator of Aristocrats Barber Shops of Gastonia and taught barbering
for over twenty-five years.
Gene was a member of McBrayer Springs Presbyterian Church in America, Gaston
Masonic Lodge #369 where he served as passed Master, Oasis Shrine Temple of
Charlotte, and former member of the Loraine Chapter of the Easter Star where
he has served as passed Worthy Patron. Mr. Spangler was also a founding
member of Sea Side United Methodist Church at Sunset Beach.
in addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Versie Ella
Ward Spangler and son-n-law, Jimmy McCurry.
He is survived by his son, Jimmy Spangler (Teresa) of Belmont; three
daughters, Rita McCurry of Gastonia, Donna Green (Ray) of Forest City and
Patricia Smart (Larry) of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; three brothers, Jack Spangler
(Diane) of Belwood, Joe Spangler (Joreka) of Fallston, and Roger Spangler
(Carla) of Shelby; nine grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. The
family would like to thank Susie Cook for her care and support of Gene.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the
The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at McBrayer Springs PCA
with the Rev. William S. Troutman officiating.
Memorials may be made to McBrayer Springs PCA, 1903 McBrayer Springs Road,
Shelby, NC 28150.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation
Center, Inc., Fallston.