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Robert Cary Aiken
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1925
Brevard
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2005

Skyland ~ Robert "Carey" Aiken, 79, entered into eternal rest, on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, after an extended illness.

Born in Brevard, North Carolina on October 11, 1925, he was the son of the late Huey Canaro Aiken and Daisy Snelson Aiken.
Carey opened and built Aiken's Supermarket on Highway 25 in Skyland, which was the first supermarket of that type in the Skyland/Arden area for many years. After his retirement he entered into sales and worked with
Electrolux for several years, which kept him in touch with many people. Carey belonged to the Masonic Lodge in Hendersonville. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving during WW II and was a member of Pole Creek Baptist Church in Candler.

Mr. Aiken is survived by two daughters, Karen Mullinax and husband Lew of Fleetwood, NC, and Linda McCarson and husband Joe of Candler; four granddaughters, Tracie Foster, Heather Herman, Margo Mullinax and Melissa McCarson; one grandson, Derrick McCarson; great-grandchildren, Kendal and Grace Foster; two sisters, Virginia Grossman and husband Irv of Oak Ridge, TN and Betty Ann Pace; two brothers, Mack H. Aiken and wife Elsie and Hugh Aiken and wife Josie all of Hendersonville; eighteen nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery chapel. Military honors will be conducted by the Buncombe County Veteran's Council Memorial Team.

 
 
Burial:
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
Black Mountain
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth
Record added: Jan 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24145718
 


- Elizabeth
 Added: Jan. 24, 2008
 
 
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