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ASHEVILLE - Eric Charles Savage, age 53 of Asheville died Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at Mission Hospital. He was born November 20th, 1961 in Bangor, Maine and graduated from Brewer High School. He was the son of Martha Van Dyk Savage and the late John Lewis Savage.

Eric was a loving son and a unique brother. He was also a good friend to many people and had a special way of making people laugh. Eric's disabilities only made him stronger and he continually pushed forward so that he could have an independent life. Eric enjoyed collecting things, as well as creating things with his woodworking projects. He had a strong will to fight and he fought the battle well to the end.

Eric will be truly missed and will always be remembered by his family and friends. Eric is free now and soaring with the eagles.

In addition to his mother, Eric is survived by: Dick and Henri, Mark and Brenda, David and Tammy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  June 12, 2015
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