ROCK HILL – Mr. John Thomas Ervin, 89, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Rock Hill Post Acute Care.

The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill with Rev. Nellie Cloninger officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

Born in Clinton, SC, Mr. Ervin was the son of the late Thomas Ervin and the late Annie H. Ervin.  He was a US Navy veteran of WWII and attended Winthrop College.  He was owner/operator of Rock Hill Glidden Paint Center for 20 years.  He enjoyed the outdoors, raised cattle, enjoyed playing golf and going to horse shows.  He was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Mildred Hyatt Ervin; his son, John Thomas Ervin, Jr. of Rock Hill; his daughter, Lisa Ervin Gatlin (Keith Anderson “Andy” Gatlin, Jr.) of Statesville, NC; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Ervin’s name to Feed the Hungry, P.O. Box 2347, Burlington, NC 27216.

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