Blair Dean Coin Cathey

blair dean cathey

June 7, 1930 ~ August 2, 2021

Born in: Gastonia, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Blair Dean Coin Cathey, 91, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021.

Blair Dean was born in Gastonia, NC to the late Cecil and Pauline McCall Coin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, T.L. Cathey, infant daughter, Annette Cathey, and by all her siblings.

Mrs. Cathey worked at American Enka for many years and worked for many years assisting Dr. Robert Martin, DDS, in Candler. She was proud to be a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Hominy Valley, and was also a dedicated member of Pole Creek Baptist Church for many years.

Mrs. Cathey is survived by her daughter, Reneé Rogers (Darius); son, Terry Cathey (Donna); granddaughter, Mandy LeeAnn Brown; great-grandchildren, Cassie Denise Brown and Veston Edwards Brown; cousins, Shirley Robinson and Peggy Harbor; and many other family members.

The funeral service for Mrs. Cathey will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. The Rev. Dennis Thurman and Pastor Ben Heise will officiate. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.

Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


Visitation: August 6, 2021 1:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Service: August 6, 2021 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Burial: August 6, 2021 3:00 pm

Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. Terry , we are so sorry to her of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, family and friends.

  2. We all had some good times when we had a chance to gather. Those memories will never be forgotten!

  3. So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was one of the sweetest people that I know. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I’m sorry I couldn’t attend.

  4. Terry, Mandy and family….my sincere condolences in the loss of Blair Dean. She was a sweetheart♥️

  5. So So sorry for your loss. I did not know until today, Time is moving fast and distance is farther. Home will be a time to visit.

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