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Peggy Hamrick

July 8, 1936 - September 17, 2019

Peggy Flynn Hamrick, 83, of Asheville, NC died on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, after a short period of declining health.  A native of Chimney Rock, NC, Peggy was the daughter of the late Frank and Johnsie (Blackburn) Flynn.  She retired from the Buncombe County Schools after serving more than three decades as a schoolteacher.  Peggy was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Asheville, NC. She enjoyed playing Bridge and spending time with her friends.  She was a friend to all she met and cared deeply for others giving selflessly to them.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents.  She is survived by her son, Ben Hamrick (Cathy Cagle Kirchner) of Charlotte; her daughter, Heather McCurry (Dewayne) of Arden; grandchildren, Cooper Hamrick, Keila McCurry, and Dariann McCurry (who loved their Granny very much); brother, Joe Flynn (Clem) of Hickory, and niece Stefanie Reed (Jon), nephews Stacy Flynn and Harry Conner (July).

A memorial service will be held at 2:45 pm on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Shuler Funeral Home.  The family will receive visitors from 2 pm to 2:45 pm prior to the service.  Please visit for online condolences.  Flowers are welcomed and donations to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund of Hendersonville United Methodist Church in her memory are appreciated.

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