Obituaries

02/19/1944 - 07/17/2021

Julia Ann Haughn, 77, of Saluda, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, July 17, 2021. She was a daughter of the late John William and Audrey Knecht ...


12/28/1933 - 07/12/2021

Dean Lee Shumway was born in Bend, Ore., Dec. 28, 1933. He spent half his 87 years in Oregon and the other half here on the East Coast in Virginia and North Carolina. He passed away at his home in Bre...


03/18/1940 - 07/07/2021

Gary “Don” Dotson, 81 of Asheville passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Flesher Fairview Health Care Center following an extended illness.  A lifelong native of Buncombe County, he was a son...


06/19/1948 - 07/06/2021

Marvin J. Gray Sr., of Asheville, transitioned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  A native of Spartanburg, SC, Marvin was born June 19, 1948 to the late Robert Lee and Vera Miller Gray....


03/25/1944 - 07/01/2021

Diane Kathleen McCauley, 77 of Hendersonville passed away on July 1, 2021. She was a daughter of the late Edward and Georgia Ruzian Burns of Syracuse, NY. She was also preceded in death by her daughte...


12/16/1963 - 06/29/2021

Eric “Peanut” Patrick Palmer, 57 of Arden passed away on June 29, 2021.  He was a son of the late Hammond and Elizabeth Speer Palmer.  He was also preceded by one sister. Peanut loved to fish, ...


12/16/1967 - 06/23/2021

David Edward Curci, 53 of Asheville passed away on June 23, 2021. Services will be held 3pm on August 27, 2021 at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.


11/04/1942 - 06/19/2021

William "Bill" J. Taylor III, 78 of Pisgah Forest passed away at his home on June 19, 2021.  He was born in Wilson, NC to the late William J. Taylor II and Eleanor Matilda Townsend Taylor. He was als...


11/18/1938 - 06/19/2021

Larry Lee Freeman, 82 of Asheville passed away on June 19, 2021 at Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation.  He was a son of the late Maxie Pressley Freeman and Alfred Lee Freeman. Mr. Freeman se...


04/24/1939 - 06/13/2021

Irving "Skip" Joel Atinsky, 82, went home to be with the Lord on June 13, 2021 at Mountain View Assisted Living. He was born April 24, 1939, to the late Max and Sylvia Miller Atinsky. Irving served i...


12/12/1957 - 06/12/2021

Lance Leone Ferguson, 63 of Asheville formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa


03/29/1933 - 06/12/2021

James T. “Jim” Frizsell, 88 of Pisgah Forest went to be with Our Lord after a long illness on June 12, 2021.  He is survived ...


01/16/1963 - 05/30/2021

Earl “Buddy” Leroy Lanning Jr. 58, of Hendersonville passed away at home on Sunday, May 30, 2021, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the son of Earl and Dorothy Linder Lanning.  He was al...


02/01/1937 - 05/26/2021

Suzanne Carmichael Dorsey, 84, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. She was the daughter of the late Robert Edgar and Mary June Maney Carmichael. She...


08/13/1937 - 05/24/2021

Harriett Bernice Stanley, 83 of Asheville passed away on May 24, 2021. Further obituary details will be made available.


08/06/1992 - 05/24/2021

Johnathan "JT" Thomas Frederick Carver, 28 passed away at home surrounded by his family on May 24, 2021.  A lifelong native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Thomas Dale Carver and Brenda...


01/02/1942 - 05/06/2021

David Peter Pigors, 79, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away on May 6, 2021. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Vincent and Martha Kiser Pigors. He was also preceded in death by hi...


07/15/1937 - 04/29/2021

Francis Ruth Collins, 83 of Hendersonville passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Life Care of Hendersonville. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Morrison. She was also preceded in...


11/14/1929 - 04/26/2021

Walter Hamilton, Jr., 91 of Fletcher, NC passed away on April 26, 2021 at Universal Health Care. To offer the family a message of comfort please click Condolences above.  


06/10/1937 - 04/26/2021

Sara Nell Boyett, 83 of Hendersonville passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 26, 2021. To leave a message of comfort for the family please click Condolences above.  


09/03/1953 - 04/26/2021

Michael S. Chappelle, age 67, died peacefully with his two sons by his side on Monday, April 26th in Asheville, NC after a courageous three year fight with cancer. Michael was born on September 3rd, ...


02/19/1972 - 04/23/2021

  On Friday, April 23, 2021, Katrina Denise Dunn, loving mother of two children, passed away...


02/14/1983 - 04/22/2021

Timothy Austin Kelly, 38 of Hendersonville passed away on April 22, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of Timothy J. Kelly and the late Colleen Kelly-McCarthy. He was also prece...


06/28/1957 - 04/20/2021

Steven Lee Sharpe, 63 of Woodfin passed away on April 20, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 28, 1957 in Haywood County, NC to the late Everett Lee and Shealvey Jean Stamey...


10/05/1939 - 04/17/2021

Alice Ellen Penfield, 81, born in Hartford, CT and resided in Fletcher, NC passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville, NC with her daughters by her side. ...