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  • William "Carroll" Penley Obituary Photo
    William "Carroll" Penley, 88 Asheville, North Carolina

    January 11, 1930 - February 4, 2018

    William "Carroll" Penley, 88, of Asheville passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 after a long struggle with dementia. He was the son of the late Eugene and Ruby Brigman Penley. After graduating from Weaverville High...


  • Billy "Bill" Lewis Obituary Photo
    Billy "Bill" Lewis, 88 Candler, North Carolina

    August 20, 1929 - January 31, 2018

    Mr.Billy "Bill" J. Lewis, age 88, of Pisgah Highway, Candler, NC passed away peacefully January 31, 2018. Bill was born in Bryson City, NC on August 20, 1929; the son of late Banner Lewis and Essie Carson Lewis Herron. ...


  • Jeffrey Scott Plemmons Obituary Photo
    Jeffrey Scott Plemmons, 56 Candler, North Carolina

    August 26, 1961 - January 30, 2018

    Jeffery Scott Plemmons went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday Night, January 30, 2018 at his home. Jeffery was born August 26 1961 in Asheville, NC. He was retired from Ingles Warehouse. Jeff was loved by everyone...


  • Brett Roger Griffin Obituary Photo
    Brett Roger Griffin, 30 Leicester, North Carolina

    November 15, 1987 - January 29, 2018

    Brett Roger Griffin, 30, of Leicester, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 29, 2018. He was born in Raleigh to Chad Roger Griffin and Caroline Denise Bishop. Brett was a great guy that loved his family, playing...


  • Reva Beatrice Ingle Bishop Obituary Photo
    Reva Beatrice Ingle Bishop, 89 Leicester, North Carolina

    March 20, 1928 - January 20, 2018

    Reva Beatrice Bishop, 89, of Leicester, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen Corn Ingle. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother,...


  • Deborah Jean Rogers McMinn Obituary Photo
    Deborah Jean Rogers McMinn, 61 Hendersonville, North Carolina

    January 28, 1956 - January 17, 2018

    Deborah Jean McMinn, 61, of Hendersonville passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Bobby and Mary Rogers. Most of her life was spent in Buncombe County where she attended TC...


  • Johnny Gus Peterson Obituary Photo
    Johnny Gus Peterson, 91 Asheville, North Carolina

    June 8, 1926 - January 15, 2018

    Johnny Gus Peterson, 91, of Asheville, died Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born in Asheville on June 8, 1926 to the late Gus and Mary DeMille Peterson. In January of 1943 he graduated from Lee H. Edwards, he then...


  • Freda Mae McCall Edmonds Obituary Photo
    Freda Mae McCall Edmonds, 87 Mills Riveriver, North Carolina

    April 16, 1930 - January 14, 2018

    Freda Mae McCall Edmonds, 87, of Mills River, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was born in Bryson City, NC to the late Dewey and Freda Gunter McCall. She and her late husband, Clifford,...


  • Robert Edward "Eddy" Simmons Obituary Photo
    Robert Edward "Eddy" Simmons, 70 Candler, North Carolina

    April 28, 1947 - January 6, 2018

    Robert Edward "Eddy" Simmons, 70, of Candler, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the John Keever Solace Center in Asheville. A native of Asheville, he was the son of James E. Simmons and the late Alma Hall...


  • Joey  P. McClure, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Joey P. McClure, Jr., 57 Asheville, North Carolina

    August 11, 1960 - December 29, 2017

    Joey McClure, 57, of the Erwin Hills Community, passed away on Rice Pinnacle Wolf Branch Trail in Bent Creek while doing what he loved – mountain biking with his brother. He lived in the Erwin Hills community his...


  • Kathryn River Grace DeHart Obituary Photo
    Kathryn River Grace DeHart, 55 Candler, North Carolina

    February 25, 1962 - December 10, 2017

    River Grace Memorial Service Invitation Kathryn "River Grace" DeHart, 55, of Asheville, died after an extended illness on Saturday, December 9, 2017. A native of Winston-Salem, she was the daughter of the late Wayne...


  • Betty Jo Mason Woody Obituary Photo
    Betty Jo Mason Woody, 83 Asheville

    November 10, 1934 - December 1, 2017

    Betty Jo Mason Woody, 83, of Asheville, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Keever Solace Center. She was a daughter of the late Herbert and Glada Henson Mason. She worked at American Enka for 20 years and...


  • Doris Annette Cline Ward Obituary Photo
    Doris Annette Cline Ward, 99 Candler, North Carolina

    June 28, 1918 - December 1, 2017

    DORIS ANNETTE CLINE WARD 99, of Asheville, NC, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017, at Pisgah Valley Retirement Center, Candler, NC. She was born June 28, 1918 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, the daughter of...


  • Ralph Eugene Johnson Obituary Photo
    Ralph Eugene Johnson, 97 Candler, North Carolina

    April 24, 1920 - November 19, 2017

    Ralph Eugene Johnson, 97, of Candler, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home. He was born in Greeneville, TN on April 24, 1920 to the late Bulo and Ruth Ricker Johnson. He retired from Dave Steel Company...


  • Ronald D. Fredrickson Obituary Photo
    Ronald D. Fredrickson, 79 Candler, North Carolina

    February 2, 1938 - November 5, 2017

    Ronald C. Fredrickson, 79, of Candler, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was a son of the late Raymond Paul Fredrickson and Alta J. Bramer Fredrickson. He served in the US Army. In addition to...


  • Ernest Roosevelt Tilley Obituary Photo
    Ernest Roosevelt Tilley, 84 Fairview, North Carolina

    May 1, 1933 - October 18, 2017

    Ernest Roosevelt Tilley, 84, of Fairview, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Ausborne and Allie Bennett Tilley. In addition to his parents, he was...


  • Donald Leroy Sanders Obituary Photo
    Donald Leroy Sanders, 83 Asheville, North Carolina

    July 22, 1934 - October 12, 2017

    Donald Leroy Sanders, 83, of Asheville, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was born in Gastonia, NC to the late William and Mae Faulkner Sanders. Donald served in both the U.S. Army and Navy. He is survived...


  • William "Billy" Pressley III Obituary Photo
    William "Billy" Pressley III, 47 Candler, North Carolina

    December 10, 1969 - October 11, 2017

    William Eugene Pressley III, better known as Billy, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Daddy was born December 10, 1969, to the late William Eugene Pressley Jr. and Dorothy Lanelle Crigger. He was a native of...


  • Michele Quantele Smiley Obituary Photo
    Michele Quantele Smiley, 34 Candler, North Carolina

    April 21, 1983 - October 6, 2017

    Michele Quantele Smiley, 34, of Candler went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017. An Asheville native, she was the daughter of Kevin Shawn and Pamela Diane Kent Smiley. Michele lived life to the fullest and...


  • Vera Tweed McCulloch Obituary Photo
    Vera Tweed McCulloch, 92 Asheville, North Carolina

    November 18, 1924 - October 6, 2017

    Vera McCulloch, 92, of Asheville, departed this life on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Woodfin, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Eva Watkins Tweed. Although she had...


  • Leonard E. Brown Obituary Photo
    Leonard E. Brown, 84 Asheville, North Carolina

    December 5, 1932 - September 27, 2017

    Leonard E. Brown, 84, of Asheville, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. A native of Asheville, he was the son of the late Noble and Maude Martin Brown. Leonard served in the US Air Force for 21 years, after...


  • Mary Lu Phillips Inman Obituary Photo
    Mary Lu Phillips Inman, 68 Candler, North Carolina

    November 14, 1948 - September 24, 2017

    Mary Lu Phillips Inman, 68, of Candler, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2017. She was born in Conneaut, Ohio to the late Harland Paul and Sadie Pearl McConnaughey Phillips. Before moving to Candler,...


  • William E. Allen III Obituary Photo
    William E. Allen III, 73 Asheville, North Carolina

    February 23, 1944 - September 22, 2017

    WILLIAM ALLEN, III ASHEVILLE - William E. Allen, III, 73, of Ashe- ville, passed into eternal rest on Friday, September 22, 2017. A native of Ashe- ville, he was the son of the late William E. and Leola Frady Allen. He...


  • Roger Dale Ray Obituary Photo
    Roger Dale Ray, 64 Candler, North Carolina

    January 8, 1953 - September 20, 2017

    Roger Dale Ray, 64, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his wife and children in Candler, NC on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 after a courageous fight with cancer. A native of Asheville, he was the son of the late...


  • Doris Elledge Miller Obituary Photo
    Doris Elledge Miller, 78 Leicester, North Carolina

    December 28, 1938 - September 14, 2017

    Doris Elledge Miller, 78, of Leicester, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of Floyd and Zennie Brown Elledge. Doris loved shopping, especially at the Flea Market on...