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Obituaries

Obituary Archive

John Allen Hill

July 22, 2014

John Allen Hill, age 51 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 22nd after a lengthy illness.  He was a native and life-long resident of Henderson County.  John started his career as a Henderson County Sheriff's Department Dispatcher at the age of 18 working for Sheriff Ab Jackson.  During his career he served the Henderson County Community in many capacities...The Henderson Copunty Sheirff's Patrol, Hendersonville Police Dept. and returned to the Henderson County Sheriff's Department, and the Valley Hill Fire Department where he was Chief.  He also owned and operated Hill's Lawn Service.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11 am Friday, July 25th at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 9:30 til 11 am prior to the service in the chapel and at other times will be at the home of Bill and Carol Hill. Jackson Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

David Summey

July 20, 2014

The Rev. David Summey, age 67 of Saluda died July 20th.  He was a member of Fork Creek Baptist Church and was retired from GE after 30 plus years of service.  He served in the U. S. Army during Vietnam.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 pm Tuesday, July 22nd at Petty Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 pm at Fork Creek Bapist Church.  Petty Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Edward William Collins

July 20, 2014

Edward William Collins, age 81 of Hendersonville died Sunday, July 20th at his residence in Hobe Sound, Fla.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Daniel Raydell Eubanks

July 20, 2014

Daniel Raydell Eubanks, age 71 of Hendersonville died July 20th at his home.  He graduated from Brevard High School and played varsity football in 1960 when Brevard won the state championship.  The past 30 years he and his wife owned and operated Mills River Hardware in Mills River.  During those times, he made many wonderful friends.  A funeral service will be held at 3 pm Friday, July 25th at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.  Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Adam Jackson

July 19, 2014

Adam Jackson, age 24 of Saluda died Saturday, July 19th as a result of the injuries he received when his moped was struck on Highway 176 last week.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County.  He worked at the Mountain Deli on Main Street.  Adam's passion was cooking, and being a great friend to anyone that needed an ear.  He is survived by his parents, Jason and Melisa Smith of Saluda.  A celebration of Adam's life will be held at 4 pm Saturday, July 26th at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackjson Funeral Service, 1101 Greenville Highway in Hendersonville.  The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the chapel.  Jackson Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.. 

Cecelia 'Dinkie' McElrath Jackson

July 19, 2014

Cecelia 'Dinkie' McElrath Jackson, age 56 of Hendersonville died Saturday, July 19th .  She was a lifelong resident of Henderson County.  She worked as a supervisor while employed by Haynes International for 34 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony.  She is survived by her parents, Allen and Cecilia McElrath, two brothers and a sister along with many lifelong friends of Henderson County.  A celebraton of Life will be held at 3 pm on Thursday, July 24th in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Ralph Wesley Robinson, Jr.

July 18, 2014

Ralph Wesley Robinson, Jr., age 68 of Hendesonville died Friday, July 18th at the Elizabeth House.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.