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Obituaries

Obituary Archive

Denise R. Lange

July 25, 2014

Denise R. Lange, age 53 of Hendersonville died Friday, July 25th at the Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem after a brief illness.,  Shuler Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Robert Brooks Carter

July 24, 2014

Robert Brooks Carter, age 65 of Hedersonville died Thursday, July 24th at his residence.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Captain James A. G. Davey, Jr.

July 23, 2014

Captain James A. G. Davey, Jr., age 74 (retired) of Hendersonville died Wedesday, July 23rd at Park Ridge Health,.  He was born in Buncombe County.  He attended Henderson County Schools.  In 1956, the family moved to Hendersonville where he graduated from Hendersonville High School in 1957.  He attended Clemson University, earning a BS degree in 1961.  He entered the U S  Navy in 1962, commissioned as an Ensign, U S Naval Reserve serving two deployments aboard USS Galveston to Vietnam.  After a tour as a  recruiter, He graduated for the University of Florida with a Juris Doctorate.  He then returned to active duty in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, U S Navy.  Jim and his wife attended Hendersonville First Presbyterian Church.  A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Friday, August 1st in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arragements. 

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.

William Frederick Fitch

July 22, 2014

William Frederick Fitch, age 75 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 22nd at the Elizabeth House.  A funeral Mass will be offered at 2 pm Saturday, July 26th at Saint Barnabas Catholic Church in Arden.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

William Frederick Fitch

July 22, 2014

William Frederick Fitch, age 75 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 22nd at the Elizabeth House.  A funeral Mass will be offered at 2 pm Saturday, July 26th at Saint Barnabas Catholic Church in Arden.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Wymer E. Miller

July 22, 2014

Wymer E. Miller, age 77 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 22nd at his residence.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Charles "Chuck" McCollum

July 22, 2014

Charles "Chuck" McCollum, age 71 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 2nd at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.  He was born in Alabama.  He was A Guardian Ad Litem in Henderson county.  He was a foster parent as well as a Free Mason and Shriner of Kedron Lodge # 387, Hendersonville.  He was of the Baptist Faith.A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday, July 26tgh in the McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon, N. C.  Masonic Rites will be provided by the Kedron Lodge # 387 of Hendersonville, N. C.  McFarland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Richard James "Rick" Hosack

July 22, 2014

Richard James "Rick" Hosack, age 50 of Colorado Springs, Colorado and formerly of Henderson County died unexpectedly on July 22nd from a heart-related illness.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Chan Ashe

July 21, 2014

Chan Ashe, age 48 of Hendersonville died Mnday, July 21st at his residence.  Foest Lawn Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Wilma Louise Morrison King

July 16, 2014

Wilma Louise Morrison King, age 90 of Hedersonville died Wednesday, July 16th at the Elizabeth House after a brief illness.She was born in Polk County and lived in Henderson County for most of her life.  Her husband was the late Joe Daniel King. She was a 1941 graduate of Edneyville High School.  She earned a bachelor's degree in Home Economics from Women's College of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1945.  She was awarded a Masters degree in education fron Western Carolina University in 1976. Wilma taught school for 25 years, retiring from the Hedersonville City School system where she spent the majority of her career as a math teacher at Hendersonville Junior High School.  When her husband J. D. became ill in 1984, she retired from teaching to take an active role in the operation of King Hardware, assisting her son Joe.  In 1989 she was appointed by the governor to a four-year term as a member of the Board of trustees of the Teachers and State Employees Retirement system.  She was named one of the 50 community leaders of Henderson county by WHKP Radio in 1996.  A service celebrating Wilma's life will be held Thursday, August 7th at 6 pm at Refuge Baptist Church, 30 Oleta Road in Dana.  The family will host a visitation immediately following the service in the church's Family Life Center at 27 Oleta Road.  Jackson Funeral Service is in charge of the service.