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Robert Carey Aiken
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1925
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 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.

He was a member of Pole Creek Baptist Church in Candler.

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.

Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
Black Mountain
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Jan 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24145718
Robert Carey Aiken
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- Elizabeth Olmstead
 Added: Jan. 24, 2008

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