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Obituaries

William Michael Redmon, Jr.

Oct 1, 2022

   PISGAH FOREST – William “Mike” Redmon, Jr., age 44, died Saturday, October 1, 2022, at CarePartners Solace Center. 

   Mike was born October 20, 1977, in Buncombe County.  He graduated Asheville High School in 1995.  Mike retired from his career in the U.S. Marines where he specialized in communications maintenance.  He served in California, did two tours of...

Vickie Fisher Davis

Sep 29, 2022

ALEXANDER -Vickie Fisher Davis, 64, of Alexander, passed from her earthly presence into the sweet hereafter on Thursday, September 29th from natural causes. She was born April 12, 1958, to Vic & Effie Fisher in Lincoln Park, MI.  She was preceded in death by her father, Vic Fisher & both her maternal and paternal grandparents.

Left to cherish her...

Jerri Lynn Johnson

Sep 28, 2022

MARSHALL – Jerri Lynn Johnson (Buckner), 51, of Marshall, NC passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Mission Hospital with her family by her side.  Jesus has taken her to Heaven to rest and be happy at peace. 

Lynn was born in 1970 in Charlotte, NC to Helen Waldrop and Jerry Buckner.

She spent much of her...

Faye Ebbs Pegg

Sep 26, 2022

ASHEVILLE – Faye Ebbs Pegg, age 92, of Asheville died Monday, September 26, 2022 at WNC Baptist Home. 

Mrs. Pegg was born in the Meadow Fork area of Madison County and was a resident of Buncombe County for most of her life.  She was a member of Spring Creek United Methodist Church. A devoted and loving mother, Mrs. Pegg...

Maxine Olivia Evans Hill

Sep 23, 2022

WEAVERVILLE– Maxine Olivia Evans Hill, 95, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022.  She was born on October 13, 1926, in Henry County, TN to the late George and Ethel Evans.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Junior Hill in 2016 and a son, John Thomas Page. 

Surviving are children, Rebecca...

Carol Beth Gibson Case

Sep 23, 2022

 

  WEAVERVILLE – Carol Beth Gibson Case, age 82, went to be with our Lord on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Carol was born in Union, South Carolina on May 11, 1940.  She resided in Buncombe County for all her life.

Carol was the daughter of the late William Paul Gibson and Beatrice Brown Gibson.  In addition to her parents,...

Robert Guy Hughes

Sep 20, 2022

WEAVERVILLE – Robert Guy Hughes, 86, of Weaverville, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the CarePartners Hospice Solace Center.

Mr. Hughes was born in Mitchell County on March 24, 1936, to the late Robert Caswell and Myrtle Tipton Hughes.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, Glen Campbell, Max Anglin and Charlie...

Agnes Marie Edwards

Sep 13, 2022

LEICESTER – Agnes Marie Edwards, 75, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Stonecreek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Asheville.

A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late William Ballard Lunsford and Mary Irene Crum Lunsford. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rickmon Joseph Edwards who passed away in April of 2017;...

Betty Laws Bridges

Sep 13, 2022

ALEXANDER - Some would say Betty Bridges has out worked every man in Buncombe County. For 79 years, Betty lived a full life and finally completed her work on September 13, 2022. Jesus has taken her to heaven to rest.

Betty and her late husband, Ronnie, operated Bridges Dairy Farm for 60 years, where she milked 120 cows twice...

James "Jamey" Black, II

Sep 13, 2022

WEAVERVILLE – James Arthur “Jamey” Black, II, 44, of Weaverville went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the CarePartners Solace Center.

A native of Buncombe County, Jamey was the son of James Arthur Black and the late Sharon E. Black.

He is survived by his father; his sister, Angie Taylor and her husband, Patrick; a...

Carltina "Tina" Ann Hall

Sep 10, 2022

WEAVERVILLE – Carltina “Tina” Hall, 84, of Weaverville passed away September 10, 2022, due to complications of COPD.

She was born May 19, 1938, in Cambridge, Vermont to the late Richard and Edith Perry.  She grew up in St Johnsbury, Vermont and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy. She met and married her late husband Oie Hall of Madison County, NC,...

Kasey James Houston Miller

Sep 9, 2022

ASHEVILLE – Kasey James Houston Miller, age 27 of Asheville passed away Friday, September 9, 2022. 

Kasey was born May 31, 1995, in Asheville, North Carolina to Casper and Rebecca Miller.  He was preceded in death by his Papaws, Fred Loftis and E.L. Miller; and his Mamaw, Shirley Loftis. 

In addition to his parents, Kasey is survived by his son,...

L.C. "Rocky" Ragsdale

Sep 7, 2022

L.C “Rocky” Ragsdale, age 71, of Weaverville died Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

Rocky was born February 22, 1951, in Dalton, Georgia. He was a resident of Buncombe County for the past 36 years. He was employed with his father-in-law at C. Greene Trucking Company.

Rocky was the son of the late L.P. and Genevieve Vineyard Ragsdale. He was preceded in...

Peter Benjamin Gowing

Sep 6, 2022

Peter Benjamin Gowing, age 82, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at the CarePartners  Solace Center in Asheville.  

Born June 21, 1940, in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Gowing was the son of the late Arthur Benjamin and Marie Collette Langlois Gowing.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Ann Barber Gowing; two sons, Mark Gowing and wife Lisa, and Ron...

Kathleen Ray

Sep 5, 2022

WEAVERVILLE – Kathleen Ray, 96, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022 at The Greens of Weaverville. Born on September 4, 1926 in Buncombe county, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Beatrice Ballew. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Ray, who died in 2008.

Kathleen is survived by her son, Steve Ray,...

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