Roy Mashburn, age 90 of Carthage passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Peak Resources-Pinelake in Carthage. 


Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Monday at Cool Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery in Glendon conducted by the Rev. J. Allen Mashburn. A public viewing will be at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home on Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00pm. The family will also receive friends at the home. 


A native of Moore County he was a son of the late John Henry and Mamie Mashburn. Roy was a hard working man and was well respected by all who knew him. Roy served as a foreman with the NCDOT for 26 years, before retiring. He then worked with Riley Paving for a number of years, and finished his career with Denning Paving  – spending over 60 years in the paving industry. He loved his family and especially his grandchildren. 


He is survived by his wife of 61 years Esther Fields Mashburn; daughter Cathy Frye of Carthage; sons Randy Mashburn of Carthage and J. Allen Mashburn and wife Melissa of Robbins; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 


Services are entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.


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Public Viewing: May 17, 2020 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327



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  1. Cathy and Michelle we are praying for you and your family may God comfort you giving you peace. Love yall
    Yolanda and Mom

  2. Prayers for Roy’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Look to the Lord for comfort, help and strength which he alone can give!!!

    Paul and Linda Horner

  3. I pray for the Mashburn family and their loss. Roy was old school, one of the best and without question, one of the hardest workers I ever knew. You will be missed…….Landy Riley

  4. Prayers for the family at this time. Mr. Mashburn is walking the streets of heaven and singing praises to our God!

  5. Cathy, we are so sorry to hear about your Dad. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  6. Esther and family. So sorry for your loss. Roy was a very special friend. Earth’s loss was Heaven’s gain. Prayers for the family

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and the entire family during this very difficult time.

  8. I’m sorry for your lost but “precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints”
    We love you and we’re praying for the family.

  9. Dear Allen and family,
    Carol and I send our sympathy to you and your family and your mom. May God give you His grace and comfort.


    Pastor Steve and Carol

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