May 14, 1929 ~ December 25, 2021

Born in: St. Louis, MO
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Herbert A. Nolan passed away on December 25, 2021 at the age of 92 in Asheville, N.C., previously of Dillsboro, N.C. Herb was born in St. Louis, Mo, May 14, 1929.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Mary Haywood Nolan, and his son, Richard A. Nolan.

He is survived by his children, Lorrie Masset (Dennis), John Nolan (Camala) and Terri Rogers (Reginald), his seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Herb was a Pharmaceutical Salesman for Marion Laboratories until he first retired at 42 years old and later was the Town Clerk in Dillsboro, N.C. for 28 years upon his second retirement. He enjoyed fishing and loved to read. Herb never met a stranger.

By his request there will be no formal service but he will return to Webster Groves, MO to be with his wife, Mary.

In lieu of flowers or donations Herb would want us all to hold our families near and dear.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

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


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  1. My Wonderful Father, best man ever. I will miss him dearly but rejoice knowing he is once again in my Mother’s presence in Heaven with our Lord and Savior. Love you Dad.

  2. We both know that there is nothing I can say right now that would ease your pain even the slightest. All I can offer you is this simple reminder to hold onto the memories…your dad may be gone, but those memories will last forever.
    Love you

  3. Terri and family,
    I’m very sorry to hear of Mr. Nolan’s passing. I always enjoyed talking with Herb in Dillsboro. He was a great person. My condolences to the family.


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