July 3, 1939 ~ August 8, 2019

Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Morris H. Erwin, 80, of Candler, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019.

A native of Buncombe County, Mr. Erwin was a son of the late Arnold F. Erwin and Mae Mintz Erwin Teague. He was retired from the Asheville Parks and Recreation Department.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Parker Erwin; sons, Phillip Erwin, Jeffery Erwin, Larry Erwin and Joe Erwin (Stephanie); stepchildren. Sandra Bank (Randall), Edward “Chuck” Brown (Cindy) and Vickie Brown (Frankie); special daughter, Tasha Washington (Nate), and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Browns View United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Browns View Church Cemetery Fund.


Funeral Service: August 13, 2019 2:00 pm

Browns View United Methodist Church
3 Brown's View Church Road
Candler, NC 28715


Visitation: August 13, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Browns View United Methodist Church Cemetery
Beaverdam Loop
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. May God comfort you in your time of need.

  2. So saddened by this. Morris I know you will be missed but fly high until we see you again. Praying for the whole family.

  3. Praying for comfort and strength for our daughter in law and family. Lean on one another in the days ahead and forever cherish the wonderful memories

  4. I am so very sorry that your beloved Morris is gone from this earth. I PRAY for your strength during this very hard time. May God be with you all is my prayer.

  5. Papa you will be missed more than you ever could’ve known! Chloe’s love for you will always keep you with her untill she gets to hug and kiss you again. Thank you for being the best Papa she could have ever wanted! As for me, you always showed me nothing but love and kindness! You was the BEST Father Joe could have ever wanted. Thank you for always letting him know how proud of him you was. We will love and miss you untill we meet again.

  6. Jean and family, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of Morris. He visited us the week before for several hours talking old times and coon hunting with Larry. It was a good visit and glad to have these memories. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Jean and family, so sorry to learn of Morris passing. Sheila, Jerry and I are praying for the family. God is merciful and good, He alone understands our sorrow.


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