Arthur Whitson



Age: 84
Address: Big Brush Creek Road, Yancey County, North Carolina
Date of Death: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Arthur Whitson of the Brush Creek Community, went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 4th at Mission Hospital.
     A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Fred and Isby Gortney Whitson and the husband of Kathryn Presnell Whitson who died in 2005.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Kate Bailey and brothers:  Jay Lee and Claude Whitson.  He was a US Army Korean War Veteran.  Arthur was a former employee of Mohasco Industries and retired from Henredon Furniture Company.
     Surviving are a daughter, Miranda Evans and husband, Mack, of Green Mountain; a grandson, Shane Whitson; great grandchildren:  Dalton and Cierra Whitson; a brother, Carl Whitson and wife, Earlene, of Green Mountain.
     Funeral services will be held at 7:30 PM Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Revs. Tony Norris and Haskie Honeycutt, Jr. will officiate.  A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 PM Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
     Memorials may be made to Gideon International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC  28714.

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