Nicholas Antony Coltabaugh



Asheville- Nicholas Antony Coltabaugh, 26, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Asheville. He was born May 13, 1991 in Lock Haven, PA.
A Funeral Mass and Celebration of Life will be held for friends and family at 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Country Club of the Crystal Coast in Pine Knoll Shores with Father Don Baribeau officiating. The family will receive friends Monday night from 5-8 PM at Jones Funeral Home of Swansboro.
Nick loved the ocean and the smell of salt air, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers. Nick graduated from Croatan High School in 2009 and then attended Carteret Community College where he studied Culinary Arts. He moved to Asheville and began working in the food industry. He was the Head Line Cook at Crown Plaza in Asheville.
He is survived by mother, Jane Coltabaugh of Swansboro; father, Terry Coltabaugh of Cape Carteret; brother, Alex Coltabaugh of Swansboro; sister, Jessica Coltabaugh of Charlotte; maternal grandmother, Joan Destefano of Morehead City; maternal grandfather, Fredric Ruehr of Swansboro; paternal grandmother, Shirley Coltabaugh of Altoona, PA.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, William Coltabaugh and his step grandfather, Joseph Destefano.