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CANDLER - Bill Beaver, 69, of Candler, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Will and Sara Laws Beaver and the husband of Ellen Bradford Beaver who died in 2007. He had lived in Buncombe County since 1976 and was a retiree of Harris Teeter. Bill was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, and an active member of the Dahlia Society, Pigeon Club and Beagle Club.
Surviving are daughters, Penny Beaver of Candler and Darlene Ponder and husband, Jon, of Asheville; a son, Gary Maney of Candler; a grandson, Reilly Ponder of Asheville; two sisters, Nell Bryant of Green Mountain and Jean Gibson of Weaverville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Thursday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. The Revs. Allen Rash, Jim Hutchins and Jim Page will officiate. Private graveside services will be held on Friday in the Hughes Cemetery on Shoal Creek.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Irene Wortham Adult Day Program, 916 West Chapel Road, Asheville, NC 28802.
To view this obituary online or send a condolence, visit www.holcombebrothers.com.
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 7, 2012