Shane’s Flying Disc Show

You may have been re-directed to my photography page if you were looking for Shane’s Flying Disc Show.  Dream Weaver just blew me away.  I could only get so much help from Go Daddy before they refused to help me get through the hard parts of web pages, like connecting FTP sites with Dreamweaver and Go Daddy.

I am utilizing Facebook, FlickR, Youtube, Vimeo and WordPress to bring you Shane’s Flying Disc Show and Shane K. Smith Photography.  I have been a photographer and Flying Disc Thrower since elementary School.  I made my first money with a camera in High School and my first money with a Frisbee in 1978. I also made money by teaching Tennis since I was 13.  I am writing this in 2020.

I am going to set my menus up on my web pages so that Shane’s Flying Disc Show comes up first.  Then all my other stories will fill in alphabetically.

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Lawrence Edward Jones, r.i.p.

Lawrence graduated from Salisbury High but had friends from South. Be sure to rattle my cage if you have better photos of him to add.


Thanks Fidelina Jackson!

1959DIED2021FUNERAL HOMERowan Funeral Services, Inc.1709 N Long St.Salisbury, NCLawrence Edward Jones 62, of Salisbury was born to Sylvia Jones and the late Charles E. Carr in Rowan County on May 17, 1959 made his final flight on Sunday Dec. 26, 2021 at Duke University Medical Center, Durham. A 1977 graduate of Salisbury High School, last employed at Cone Mills and was of Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his brother, Rodney Jones. He is survived by his mother, Sylvia Jones; sons, Lawrence Jones, Jr., Tyler Payne(Tina Nguyen); daughters, Shireda Fleming, Alicia Jones, Teneill Myers( Javon); sisters, Delores Bookhart, Teresa Reid(Jerry); 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Arrangements: Funeral Services Monday Jan. 3, at 1 p.m. at Rowan Funeral Services Chapel and burial will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to service. Public viewing Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. Rowan Funeral Services is assisting the Jones family.
Published by Salisbury Post from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2021.”

Patricia Elizabeth Freeze, R.I.P.

This one stings. She always had a smile.

From Legacy.


Patricia Elizabeth Freeze passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at her home in China Grove on the way to her new heavenly home with her beloved mom and dad. She was born Nov. 12, 1956, in Rowan County to the late Ray Leonard and Lena Safriet Freeze. Raised in the rural south Rowan area, Patricia was a graduate of South Rowan High School and attended Rowan Technical College. She worked many years in the banking industry as a night-time auditor, before later employment at Walmart and K&W Cafeteria. Patricia loved animals, especially her dogs and her brother’s horses. She was an avid Statler Brothers’ fan and often followed their concerts by tour bus. Patricia volunteered at Main Street Mission. She was deeply thoughtful and loved by her neighbors in China Grove. Patricia lovingly cared for the members of her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She shared quiet moments with her special friend, Clyde. Patricia is survived by her brothers, David Leonard Freeze, and Larry Donald Freeze (Valerie). Nieces include, Ashley Baker (Dale), Amber Bishop (Jamie), Abby Corriher (Matt); and nephews, Sammy and Adam. Great-nieces and great-nephews include, Monroe “Booper” Bishop, and Emma and Liam Corriher. Arrangements: The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 at Westlawn Memorial Park, 1350 South Main Street, China Grove, with Pastor Gary Sheets officiating. Memorials: Memorials may be made to Main Street Mission, 306 South Main St., China Grove, 28023. Words of comfort and memories may be shared at www.linn-honeycutt.com
Published by Salisbury Post on Jan. 6, 2022.

Johnny Bost, R.I.P.



Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home

1420 North Main St.

China Grove, NC

Johnny Ray Bost passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, having lost a valiant three month battle against a blood infection to receive his place in heaven. Born March 1, 1956 to the late Ray Seamon Bost and Velma Peacock Bost. He was also preceded in death by his two stepsons, Anthony Graham, and Wayne Koontz; and a great grandchild, Alan Wayne Manning. Johnny graduated from South Rowan in 1974 and played football and basketball while there. He earned a scholarship to play football for Appalachian State University as a lineman. Following college, Johnny embarked on a career in welding and became a journeyman/certified welder and pipe fitter as well as an AWS certified inspector. He also worked at Bost Cabinet Shop alongside his father, Ray. Johnny used his career skills and woodworking and construction talents learned from his dad, to come alongside and help many people in his lifetime. He was a loyal friend and enjoyed time with his friends. Johnny enjoyed gardening and woodworking especially after a crushed ankle brought on early retirement. He also was an excellent cook who shared many of his delicious treats with family and friends especially his legendary barbeque sauce. Johnny is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Barbara Yost Bost; his sister, Patsy (that he always loved and protected) and her husband Bob White; nephews, Heath White (Heather), and their daughters, Olivia and Kaitie, Nick White (Elisha) and their daughter, Morgan; his grandson, Gage Graham (Nixsa); and great grandson, Miles; and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of his next great granddaughter, Nyla in Feb. Also surviving are step grandchildren Hunter Koontz, Gabrielle Koontz and Alexis Koontz and their children. Arrangements: Visitation for Johnny will be on Thursday, Dec. 30 from 1 p.m. till 2 p.m. at Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove with funeral following at 2 p.m. also at the funeral home with Pastor Russell Williams, officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove. Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army at www.salvationarmyusa.org. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.linn-honeycutt.com.

Published by Salisbury Post on Dec. 30, 2021.

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From Shane. One year between 1995 and 2000 We saw each other in opposite lanes in Mooresville. We talked for an hour. We hadn’t seen each other since High School.

“Johnny Bost, a 6’5″ 225 lb Mountain”


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Somewhere in my files is a signed newspaper article from Mike when he was 14.

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Michael Spinman Kettman

2/16/16 10:46:32 PM

I have practiced spinning objects my entire life.  I can spin the usual food trays, books, plates laptops and Frisbee flying discs.  I made my living spinning Frisbee Flying Discs for over 25 years.  My talents have put me on stage with famous bands such as Jefferson Starship, Kansas, Jan and Dean, Quiet Riot and Cheap Trick.  Because of my abilities I appeared with the greatest entertainers in the World such as Bello and Jennifer Nock.  Selling my show I often wound up in a Novelty entertainment category but had the great privilege to meet self motivated entertainers of the highest caliber. I had national sponsors.  I entertained kids in thousands of schools.  Around 1986 I was 29 to 30 years old.  I met a savant spinner who was only 14 years old.  He was already spinning 10 basketballs at one time.  I taught him how to do an inversion and encouraged his talent to the best of my ability.  Over the years we have kept in touch and Michael Spinman Kettman has gone on to set many World Records and has the capacity to set a dozen more.  His World Records are only limited by his or his sponsors imaginations.  Highly talented people are usually multi-talented people.  Mike has other martial artist type skills with spinning objects.  However, he is also a World Class Kite Flier and shooter.  His audiences are also hands on and awed.  I lived in the same town as Mike for two years.  Now I live ten hours away.  I came to his hometown recently for a vacation.  When I walked into his house he showed me his show room for his memorabilia.  Along his wall were basketballs with his name on them and World Record certificates from Guinness Book of World Records. Included in that display was an autographed Frisbee from Crazy John Brooks from an appearance they made together on That’s Incredible.  That’s Incredible was a national TV show in the 1980’s early 1990’s.  My personal Frisbee was also on that wall along with two of my mini-frisbees!  What an INCREDIBLE kind gesture for me to see!

Thank You Mike!

William Eric Tilley, RIP

Eric passed on sometime in December of 2021 from a long battle with cancer.

At this time 20211226, I have asked members in our alumni group to be on the lookout for an Obituary. I’ll be happy to add anything a family member or a friend has to say here.

South Dogs!

Welcome to The Dog House!

Please post photos of you and your dog or a cool dog in our Facebook group and I’ll do my best to get it in here.