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Jack Edwin Whitson

May 10, 1930 - May 6, 2018

Jack E. Whitson, 87, of Fletcher went home to be with the Lord Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his home. A native of Yancey County, Jack lived in Henderson County since 1966. He was a son of the late Malley Marcus and Lula Mae Peterson Whitson. Jack was also preceded in death by three sisters, Opal Johnson, Cleo Byrd, Shirley Johnson; and one brother, Gene Whitson.
Jack was the owner and operator of K & W Engineering and Machine Company in Arden for thirty-three years, retiring in 1999. He was a member of the Bald Creek Masonic Temple, the Buncombe County Wildlife & Skeet Club, and was an Army veteran.
Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Frances “Peggy” Edmonds Whitson; two daughters, Donna Gail Harris and her husband Wayne and Cynthia Diane Whitson, all of Fletcher; one son, Stacey Lynn Whitson of Fletcher; two grandchildren, Jamie Harris and his wife Kristie of Hendersonville, Cara Pryor and her husband Jason of Hendersonville; three great-grandchildren, Quinn Harris, Madeline and Benjamin Pryor; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Cody Sturgill will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm prior to the service in the chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm


Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

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