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Agnes M. Herbst, 92

Agnes M. Herbst, 92, of Hendersonville, passed away, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Richard J. Caser

Richard J. Caser

Richard J. Caser of Hendersonville passed away at his home on June 26, 2015. Born on January 5, 1928, in Caoria, Italy, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Clelia (Cecco) Caser who immigrated through Ellis Island to Mt. Carmel, PA, when Dick was four years old. He was preceded in death by a sister, Romilda (Millie) Bridy, and brother, Reynold (Ren) Caser.   Read More »

Michael D. Snyder

A funeral service will be held for Michael D. Snyder at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in the Kirby Chapel at Shuler Funeral Home. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.   Read More »

Eldora Louise Johnson Arrington, 81

Eldora Louise Johnson Arrington, 81

Eldora Louise Johnson Arrington, 81, of East Flat Rock went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Care Partners Solace Center in Asheville after a brief illness.
Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Martha Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Dan Johnson, and sister, Margaret Ballard.
Eldora resided in Jacksonville, FL for 20 years but lived most of her life in Henderson County. After retiring in 1983 from Berkeley Mills, she became a licensed practical nurse, working in pediatrics. A member of Beulah Baptist Church, she was a devoted Christian, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Eldora is survived by her three sons, Joe Arrington and wife, Katie; Paul Arrington and wife, Tina, all of Hendersonville; and Jim Arrington of Jacksonville Beach, FL; three daughters, Karon Fairholmn and husband, Rex, of Jacksonville, FL; Faith Hirsch of Hastings, FL; and Ruth Harvey and husband, Buster, of Palatka, FL; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Friday, June 26, 2015 at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Steve Carson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Care Partners Solace Center, 21 Belvedere Road, Asheville, NC 28803.
To offer condolences online, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.   Read More »

Davey Lee Tyler, 85

Davey Lee Tyler, 85, passed away on June 18, 2015, at Mission Hospital.
He was born in 1929 on Smith Island, MD, a small set of islands in the Chesapeake Bay, to the late Clinton and Hilda Tyler. As a high school student, he served in the Civil Defense Corps during World War II.
He graduated in 1950 from the University of Maryland at College Park where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He later obtained a Masters Degree from New York University.
When the Korean War broke out in the summer of 1950 he volunteered for the U.S. Air Force, and served as a finance officer at various stateside posts. When he was demobilized in 1953, he moved to New York City.
He worked as an accountant for Ernst and Ernst, Kraft Foods, and Frank B. Hall. Later he joined the Defense Logistics Agency, a branch of the Department of Defense and retired from a civil service career in 1992. For his last seventeen years of work, he walked to the village train station and caught the 5:25 a.m. local train to Grand Central Station. He was always proud that he was self-sufficient, and never had to accept a handout from the U.S. Government.
In 1963 he married Jo Ann Crawford. They lived most of their married life in Larchmont, NY. Upon their retirements they moved to Hendersonville, NC in 2003.
He is survived by his wife Jo, his son Timothy Craig Tyler of Augusta, GA his daughter Lisa Anne Tyler of New Rochelle, NY, two sisters, Shirley Bradshaw of Baltimore, MD and Donna Evans of Smith Island, MD and various nieces and nephews.
The memorial service for Davey Lee Tyler will be in the chapel of The Hendersonville Presbyterian Church on Saturday, June 27 at 3:00 PM. The church is located at 699 North Grove Street. The chapel is on the right side of the main church building. There is parking off of 6th Avenue at the rear of the church.
The family asks that donations in his name be made to IAM Interfaith Assistance Ministry, PO Box 2562, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Larry Kenneth “PeeWee” Moore, 72

June 23, 2015 Hendersonville, NC Larry Kenneth “PeeWee” Moore, 72, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Elizabeth House. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.K. and Helen Moore and a son, David Scott Moore. He owned and operated Moore’s Plumbing, loved his Model A and his dog Taz. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Moore; a son, Tony Moore and his wife Desiree of Hendersonville; a daughter, Beth Warren and her husband William of Dana and four grandchildren, Brandon Warren, Huston Moore, Alexis Moore and Garrett Moore. A memorial service will be held 8:00 PM Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Keith Sizemore officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Daniel E. “Danny” Laughter, 42

Daniel E. “Danny” Laughter, 42, of Saluda, NC passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at his home.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his father, Gene Kermit Laughter and a brother, Jerry Lee Laughter.
He attended East Henderson High School, loved to draw, watch football and racing and grilling out.
He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Jennifer Willis Laughter; his mother, Carolyn A. Moore and her husband Carroll Moore of Dana; a daughter, Symantha Laughter of Saluda; a son, Christopher Laughter of Saluda; a brother, Johnny Waldrop and his wife Paula of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Danny’s Life will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Larry Moore officiating.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family atwww.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Davey Lee Tyler, 85

Davey Lee Tyler, 85, passed away on June 18, 2015, at Mission Hospital.
Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory will announce the arrangements.   Read More »

Mildred Burlett, 90,

Mildred Burlett, 90,

Mildred Burlett, 90, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015. She was proceeded in death by her husband Leo, of 57 years, her son, Douglas and her first granddaughter, Diana Ricker Watkins. She was born in Ambridge, Pa. and then moved to Florida to raise her family. She moved to Hendersonville in 2000. She was of the Catholic faith. She is survived by a daughter, Cindy Ricker, three sons, David Burlett and his wife Marcie of Hendersonville, Lee Burlett and his wife Mary of Strasburg, Ohio, John Burlett and his wife Jennifer of Clearwater, Florida, nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mildred was known as the "baseball mom" having 4 boys growing up on the baseball field. She loved the Atlanta Braves and her family always knew where to find her when the Braves were playing on TV. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Jackson Funeral Service with Pastor Walt Christian of Edneyville Methodist Church officiating. Donations may be made in Mildred's honor to Sunnybrook Assisted Living at 306 Spring Street, Hendersonville, NC 28739.   Read More »

Alesia Hyder Clark,56

Alesia Hyder Clark,56, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Clark; her parents, Frank B. and Margaret Hyder, and a granddaughter, Heaven Stahr Clark.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, was an LPN at Pardee Hospital, managed the Cardinal Drive Inn, had been a bartender for many years and was an active member of the BPOE Does Organization.
She and her husband volunteered in various ways for the Henderson County Community.
Lisa was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and leaves behind many friends.
She is survived by her son, Eric Clark and his wife Marshelia Morrow of Japan; two daughters, Brandy Clark-Liner of Hendersonville and Amy Brown and her husband Colton of Saluda; three grandchildren, Hailey Stahr, Aidyn and Paisley Brown; two sisters, Scottie Harris and her husband Lonnie of Arden and Melva Stepp of the home; three brothers, Frank Ronald Hyder and his wife Janice of Beach Island, GA, Larry Hyder and his wife Pat of Hendersonville and Danny Hyder and his wife Shirley of Horse Shoe; many nieces and nephews and her dear friend, Larry Turner of Hendersonville.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Friday, June 19, 2015 at the Upward Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. Frank R. Hyder officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm prior to the service in the church. Following the service a Celebration of Lisa’s Life will be held at 5:30 pm at the American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society,120 Executive Park, Building One, Asheville, N.C. 28801
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or to Po Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »