May 9, 1936 ~ September 14, 2010

Born in: Haywood Co.,
Resided in: Candler, NC

ROBERT O. McCARSON CANDLER – Robert Owen McCarson, 74, of 47 Saw Branch Road, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at Pisgah Manor Nursing Home. Mr. McCarson was born in Haywood County and was a son of the late Arden and Annie Davis McCarson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Standridge McCarson; his sister, Hilda Belick; a brother, LeRoy McCarson; step-father, Austin Mann; step-mother, Mardecia McCarson; step-sister, Martha Coltrane; and step-brother, Paul Mann. Mr. McCarson was a former truck driver and was a member at Davis Chapel United Methodist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Tawanna McCarson, two sons, Robert O. McCarson, Jr. and John D. McCarson, and a grandchild, Jacob McCarson, all of Candler. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will be at the home of Carlene Walls, 17 White Oak Drive, Candler.

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  1. Tawanna,
    Your dad was the sweetest man & I loved him so. I’ve heard Dad talk about what a truck driver he was, so many times. And when I think about him, I see his smiling face. Robert was so sweet & kind to everyone, but most of all I loved him so much because of his love for Aunt Janet. Robert was always so kind, caring & gentle towards Aunt Janet. It made you realize what love was. And later on I got to see you & Robert together. Yall reminded me of me & my Dad so much; two-of-a-kind. It takes a Daddy’s Girl to know one & I know what a love the two of you had for each other. No one can ever take that away from you. You will always have those memories & that love in your heart. Robert will be greatly missed. I hope you know Tawanna, if you need anything all you have to do is call. We love you.

    Jennifer & David Ingle
    Jim & Pat Standridge

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  2. Tawanna,my thoughts and prayers are sent to you at this sad time..your dad was a sweet man and to watch the two of you banter back and forth was fun..I know how you are feeling as i have been in your shoes ,the days get easier.just know family and friends are there for you..

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  3. Tawanna,John,& Bobby, I’m very sorry for the loss of your dad may god give you strength to carry on wihout him but he will always be with yall. It is so hard to let go.You will see him again. You will be in my thoughts. Jacob loves all yall.

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