Shelby - Mr. Robert Carl Appleton, 71, died Wednesday at his home.
Born in Bucks County, Pa., he was the son of Doris Detrich Appleton and the late Arthur Appleton. He enjoyed county living and family.
He is survived by his wife, Aimee Pearson; two sons, Robert D. Appleton, of Pensylvannia, and Sunset Appleton, of Asheville; and two granddaughters, Dena Appleton and Kara Appleton.
Private services will be held at a later date
Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Appleton.
Guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com.