November 30, 1934 ~ April 11, 2019

Born in: Cabarrus County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Bobby Hunsucker Haze, 84, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Flesher’s Fairview Health Care.

Born in Cabarrus County, Bobby was a son of the late Vonnie H. and Ardis Yow Hunsucker. He was a graduate of High Point University and formerly taught at Winecoff High School in Concord.

He moved to Asheville in 1959, worked as a state probation officer, then for 11 years as a pharmaceutical rep for CIBA-GEIGY. More recently he became a licensed NC Hearing Aid Specialist, working as a supervisor and salesperson with Beltone.

He was a member of the National Hearing Aid Society, the Lions Club, East Asheville Booster Club, Pi Kappa Alpha social fraternity, Phi Kappa Delta educational fraternity, and former member of the Cosmic Club and Asheville JayCees. He was also active with the Asheville Community Theater.

Mr. Haze was a lay speaker and served on the official Board of the United Methodist Church. As a member of Oteen (East Asheville) United Methodist Church he was a Sunday School teacher and Senior High School advisor.

Surviving are his wife, Freda Ford Morrison Haze; daughters, Sharon Norton (Ralph) and Kimberly Harvey (David); and grandsons, Erick and Evan Norton.

A Memorial Service will be at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home.

The family would like to express their thanks to the staff Flesher’s of Fairview Health Care and to CarePartners Hospice for their wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, PO Box 8195, Asheville, NC 28803.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Memorial Service: May 20, 2019 6:00 pm

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


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

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


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  1. Freda, Sharon, and Kim our love, thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob was truly a wonderful husband, father and friend and will be greatly missed. He is at rest now in Heaven with his Lord and Savior and finally free from pain. I know he is smiling down on all of you.

  2. I know you are at peace Daddy I enjoyed our last few days.I know you will be looking down at us and guiding us I love you very much your doodlebug

  3. Our love and prayers are with the family. He was a wonderful man, who loved and took care of his wife for many years. He will be greatly missed!

  4. We are so sorry for your loss, and we are sorry we are not able to be at Bob’s memorial. He has gone home ahead of us, and what a celebration they are having…
    Richard Whitley &
    Sharon Whitley

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