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Charles "Tim" McFarland, 86

Charles "Tim" McFarland, 86

Charles "Tim" McFarland, 86, of Hendersonville passed away peacefully Monday morning at his residence following an extended illness.

He was a native of Tyrone, Pa., and had been a resident of Henderson County for 22 years. He was a son of the late S. Carl and Ruth McFarland. He was also preceded in death by a son, Leslie; a sister, Lethian Baur; and brothers, Richard McFarland and S. Robert McFarland.

He was a veteran of the US Navy and served in WWII. He was a lifelong Methodist and was very active with Habitat for Humanity. Tim enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He was very active throughout his life and enjoyed all outdoor activities.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Norma McFarland; four nieces; one nephew; one great-niece; and seven great-nephews.

Local services will be private and a memorial service will be held in Pennsylvania at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

A guestbook or sympathy cards are available at

Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.