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Obituaries

Obituary Archive

Geneva 'Nanny' Hall

October 22, 2014

Geneva 'Nanny' Hall, age 84 of Hendersonville died Wednesday, Octoer 22nd at the Golden Living Center in Hendesronville.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Robert John Dick

October 21, 2014

Robert John Kick, age 91 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 21st at the Brian Center Health and Rehab after a period of declining health.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Lloyd Yingling

October 21, 2014

Lloyd Yingling, age 87 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 21st at the Laurels of Hendersonville.  Shuler Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Ruth Velma Cantrell

October 21, 2014

Ruth Velma Cantrell, age 90 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 21st at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, S. C.  She was a member of Clear Creek Holiness Baptist Church.  She retired from Spinning Wheel Rugs.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 25th at 2 pm at the Chapel in the Pines of Jackson Funeral Service.  Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.  Jackson Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert John Kick

October 21, 2014

Robert John Kick, age 91 of Henderosnville died Tuesday, October 21st at the Brian Health and Rehab  Center afer a period of declining health.  He was born in St. Louis, Mo.  A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, October 25th at Lake Pointe  Landing in the Smokey Mountain Theatre Room.  The family will receive friends following he service.  Inerment will be at the Pinecrest Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden at a later date.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth Byron Irish

October 20, 2014

Kenneth Byron Irish, age 90 of Hendersonville died Monday, October 20th at Pardee Memorial Hospital.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Larry Gene Miller, Sr.

October 19, 2014

Larry Gene Miller, Sr., age 67 of Hendersonville died Sunday, October 19th afterr losing a lengthy battle to cancer..  Forest Lawn Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Beatrice Rice

October 19, 2014

Beatrice Penland Rice, age 83 died Sunday, October 19th after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers,.  She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School for many years.  A private graveside service will be held at 11 am Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Bapist Church Cemetery where she will be buried next to her husband.  Anders-Rice Funeral Home is assisting the Rice Family.,

Michael Grant Gordon

October 18, 2014

Michael Grant Gordon, age 66 of Hendersonville died Sat.October 18th at his residence following a lengthy illness.  He was a native of Henderson County,. visitatio  will be held in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 21st from 6 until 8 pm.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Sebron L. Lancaster

October 18, 2014

Sebron L. Lancaster, age 44 of Hendersonville died Saturday, October 18th at Mission Campus in Asheville.  Services will be private. Shuler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Bobbie R. Fowler

October 18, 2014

Bobbie R. Fowler, age 68 of Hendersonville died October 18th at her residence.  A memorial service will be held at 4 pm Saturday, October 25th at Fletcher First Baptist Church.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Fleetwood Cash

October 18, 2014

Mr. Fleetwood Cash of Hendersonville died Saturday, October 18th at his home.  He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and was educated in the Hendersonville City Schools and was a graduate from Ninth Avenue School.  He was a former employee of Gerber Foods where he worked in transportation for 30 years.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 23rd at 1 pm at Star of Bethel Church in Hendersonville.  Interment will be in Oakdale Cemetery.  Funeral Services are by the Donald I. Roseboro Funeral Service.

Theodore "Ted" Earl Miller

October 17, 2014

Theodore "Ted" Earl Miller, age 96 of Hendersonville died Friday, October 17th at his residence at Carolina Village.  He was born in Henderson County to the late Norman William and Ruth Drummond Miller.  He was preceded in death by his three brothers:  Winfield, Bert, and Norman Miller, Jr.  Ted graduated from Western Carolina University.  He coached basketball and football at the Blue Ridge School for Boys.  He was a man of many trades.  He was a slaes executive for Southern Margarine in Greenville, S. C. until he retired in 1985.  He co-owned a Dry Cleaners, was in the United States Army and in his spare time, he traveled all over the world.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Friday, October 24th at the Frst United Methodist Church of Hendersonville in the Brunson Chapel.  The family will receive friends in the Royal Allen Room immediately following the service.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert James Demps

October 17, 2014

Robert James Demps, age 76 of Hendersonville died October 17th at Hendersonville Health and Rehab.  Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, October 25th at St. Paul AME, Hendersonville, N. C.  Donald I. Roseboro Funeral services is in charge of the arrangemens.

B. Hugh Autry

October 15, 2014

B. Hugh Autry of Hendersoville died Wednesday, October 15th at his residence.  He was born in Winder, Ga.  He and his family moved to Atlanta while he was young.  He grew up in the Home Park Area.  Hugh obtained his Bachelor's Degree and also his MBA from Georgia State University.  He was employed by Northside Hospital in Atlanta.  He and his family moved to Lakeland, Florida in 1994 and Hugh was employed at Lakeland Regonal Medical Center as a Hospital Administrator.  The Autrys retired to Hendersonville in 2013, where Hugh enjoyed the mountain life.  A memorial service will be held in Hendersonville on Sunday, October 20th and Lakeland, Fl. at a later date.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Margaret Dowsett

October 13, 2014

Margaret Dowsett, age 102 of Hedersonville died on Monday, October 13th.  Funerfal services will be announced by Asheville Mortuary Services.