March 26, 1927 ~ April 29, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Roy Mack Gasperson, 94, of Asheville, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Aston Park Health Care Center.
A native of Asheville, he was a son of the late Frank J. and Dovie Baker Gasperson. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Hilda Dillingham Gasperson and three brothers, Herman James Gasperson, Rex Lee Gasperson and infant, Paul Lewis Gasperson.
Roy was a Veteran of the US Navy, having served in World War II. He went on to be the owner and operator of Gasperson Transfer Inc. for over 50 years. He was a lifelong member of Morningside Baptist Church.
He is survived by son, Ray Gasperson (Susan); daughter, Mary G. Green (Don); son Bruce Gasperson (Sheila); nine grandchildren, Laura Peek, Corey Gasperson, Julia Gasperson, Cliff Green, Adam Green, Ben Green, Carson Gasperson, Ryan McMinn and Courtney Maynard, as well as eleven great-grandchildren, Meredith, Elizabeth, Elijah, Aiden, Mary Adleigh, Luke, Blain, Julianne, Jacob, Lily and Cameron.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Shepherd Memorial Park and will be officiated by Rev. Earl Jones. Roy’s six grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Flowers are appreciated, but for those who choose, memorial donations may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 14 Mineral Springs Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.
Graveside Service: May 2, 2021 2:00 pm
Shepherd Memorial Park
US Highway 25