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.

Services

Graveside Service: May 2, 2021 2:00 pm

Shepherd Memorial Park
US Highway 25
Naples, NC

828-252-3535

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. Prior to Covid, I entertained at Aston Park as a keyboard player for several years. Roy was my biggest fan. He knew everyone there and was loved by staff and residents alike. He would always get the crowd in the mood for a good time on my performance days. What a wonderful man. He will be missed.

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  2. Roy was the youngest (living) of 3 brothers that were my cousins. They were as close as brothers to me since we lived so close since I was 8 years old. I have lost the entire family one by one. Aunt Dovie and Uncle Frank were the best, loving, and giving relatives ever. I helped celebrate the engagement and marriage of Roy and Hilda, what a happy time! I loved them both so much. Roy and Hilda were servants of Jesus. I remember the beautiful hymns on the organ by Hilda, attending classes at Morningside Baptist Church with them. The birth of their children and the joy over each child. I know they are loved by our Lord and all of us who will gladly see them again.

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  3. Loved the Gasperson family growing up in Morningside Baptist Church. Roy Mac always helpful with my family and he and his brothers were good church friends with our Dad, Clarence Dotson who died January 2020. Our love and prayers are with your families.
    Our prayers are with

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  4. Our sincere condolences to the Gasperson family on your loss. May you all find peace in knowing Roy is reunited with Hilda in heaven.
    Betty, Perri, Molly, and Jeff Morrison

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  5. Bruce, please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your precious Dad. He along with your uncle Herman were the only folks I trusted during my many moves through the years. My thoughts and prayers are with all the Gasperson family.

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  6. The Gasperson Family, Roy will be truly missed. He was a dear friend and wonderful to all of us at Aston Park. Please except my deepest sympathy for your loss of your father and you all find peace knowing he is in heaven.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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