John Frank Cuthbertson

September 17, 1941 ~ September 13, 2016 (age 74)


Mr. John Frank Cuthbertson, 74, was born September 17, 1941 in Rowan County to the late Wyatt Cuthbertson Sr. and the late Rosetta Cowan Cuthbertson. He graduated from R.A. Clement High School in Cleveland, and worked at Duke Power for 19 years until he retired. He then started his own business, Father & Son Remodeling Company, and B & J Janitorial Service. He also managed rental property. Even though he didn't keep doing all of these ventures, he did continue to do his passion, which was his remodeling business. He joined the Ambassadors for Jesus Christ Church in 1980 under the leadership of Founder and Overseer Mary B. Montgomery, where he has served as National Head Trustee and a member of the Executive Board, and locally Head Trustee in Cleveland, N.C., which he built from the ground up. He wasn't just faithful in his church. He was also a dedicated Past Master of the Mason's Faithful Guide 376 PHA, and also the Eastern Star Omega Chapter. He was founder of the singing group, The Faith Spiritual Singers, and he also started a baseball team. John loved his family and being with people. His hobbies were eating ice cream and playing with his great-grandchildren. He loved watching Gun Smoke and Family Feud. He was a man that loved working with his hands. On September 13, 2016, he passed away following a brief illness at Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston Salem NC. He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Brenda Pruitt Cuthbertson of the home; two sons, Johnny(Donna) Cuthbertson of Cleveland, NC and Anthony(Jamie) Cuthbertson Daytona Beach, FL; four daughters Shirley (Mitchell) Hampton of Cleveland, Sharon Smoot of the home, Debbie(Leveric) Johniken of Salisbury, NC, and the late Brenda Gail Cuthbertson; seventeen grandchildren, four of which were raised in the home (Toni, Kiki, Darrius, and Dishon); eighteen great-grand children; six brothers, Arthur (Cora Bell) Cuthbertson, James (Norma Ruth) Cuthbertson, William (Geraldine) Cuthbertson, Paul Cuthbertson, and Jerry Cuthbertson all of Cleveland, NC and the late Wyatt (Lillian) Cuthbertson, Jr.; six sisters, Mary McConeyhead of Salisbury, NC, Libby (David) Blackwell of Cleveland, Marie Powell of Charlotte, NC, Maude(James) Jones, Debra Cuthbertson all of Cleveland, and the late Martha (James) Rolland, of New York; two sisters-in-law, Frances (Alonzo) Fowler and Linda Blackwell, both of Cooleemee; one brother-in-law, Leo Pruitt of Mocksville; a special God Brother & best friend Melvin (Louise) Montgomery; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John Frank Cuthbertson please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Ambassadors for Jesus Christ Cemetery



SEP 16. 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)

Ambassadors for Jesus Christ

Cleveland, NC


SEP 17. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Salisbury, NC

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