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David M. Shadron, 72

David M. Shadron, 72

David M. Shadron, 72, of Laurel Park passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Elizabeth House, following a brief, acute illness.

Mr. Shadron is survived by his wife of 30 years, Susan Mangrum, and daughter, Sandi Shadron and husband Wayne Holten of Dallas and one sister, Janie Holbach and husband Jim Rocks of Chicago; a number of beloved nieces and nephews in Chicago, Florida, and Arizona. And, Ned, his four-footed best friend.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Bill Shadron, and daughter, Victoria Shadron.

Mr. Shadron retired to the Hendersonville area in 2000, after 39 years with A.M. Multigraphics, having lived and worked in Chicago, Kansas City, and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mr. Shadron loved music and played classical guitar. He was a proud member of the Parlour Players. Mr. Shadron was an avid golfer and community volunteer. Mr. Shadron was an elder at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville where he sang in the choir and gave generously of his time and talents. Mr. Shadron could often be seen tooling around town and (speeding) in Laurel Park in his treasured 1980 MG Roadster. His generous personality and humor will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Trinity Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity's Community Music Center.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.