- July 22, 1930 - April 3, 2014
- Candler, North Carolina
of Harold's Passing
Care Partners Foundation
PO Box 25338
Asheville, NC 28813
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“I remember all the cousins gathering at your house and how much fun we had. You always had goodies for us.
Love , Susie
1 of 23 | Posted by: Susie Smith Dodd Blong - Dayton, TX
It is never easy when loved ones leave us and we are left here to carry on without them. These are the times when we "lean not to our own...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Charlene & Keith Shelton - NC
“I worked with Harold at Colonial Baking Co.in the 1950's He was A was a good friend & a very good person. He will dearly be missed by many.My...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: FRANK TAYLOR - FLETCHER, NC
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Larry and his family,we know they loved him dearly.
4 of 23 | Posted by: Dale Storm - Weaverville, NC
“I am so sorry for our loss of Uncle Harold. I am sure he is enjoying being with all his loved ones gone on before him. What a reunion he must be...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Metcalf Brendle - Tupelo, MS
“Sorry for your loss.
6 of 23 | Posted by: Robert Dodd - Spruce Pine, NC
“We are sorry to hear about Howie passing. We enjoyed his good personality with a pleasant smile. His loving family and friends will greatly miss him...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: - Asheville, NC
“Howie was like a member of my family. He was a wonderful kind heart man and LOVED to fish. I have lot of fond memories of him and he will not be...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Elaine Clark - Canton, NC
“So sorry for your loss. I remember your Dad very well. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
9 of 23 | Posted by: sharon Roberts - Candler, NC
“Thinking of you Sherry and your family at this time, Our prayers are with you all. Susan and Pam Garland
10 of 23 | Posted by: A friend
“Harold was a great person to his friends, Family, and MT.Pisgah Church,an A vary giving person.He will be miss dearly.
11 of 23 | Posted by: Robbie Banks - candler, NC
“Will miss his smile he was such a good man
12 of 23 | Posted by: Holly Arrington - canton, NC
“Dear Sherry,Gerry,Sandy,Angie & Family,
I just want to offer you God's Love, Comfort & Peace during this time of heartache & grief. I remember the...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Suzanne Ingle - Candler, NC
“Howie was a great man who loved our family and we loved him too. He will truly be missed. We shake hands again one day. The Arrington Family
14 of 23 | Posted by: A friend
“papaw its so hard for me to say goodbye to such a huge role model in my life u always supported me in anything i did u loved watch me play ball and...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Austin Metcalf - weaverville, NC
“Howie u will be missed every day we love u but i know your up in Heaven fishing and spending time with Granny and Daddy.love always Christy & Hailey ...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Crystal DeBruhl - candler, NC
“U will b missed..but u will no longer hurt nor be in pain..will always remember ur "sexy senior citizen" hat.. it always made everyone smile...till I...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Redmon - Candler, NC
“You will be greatly missed Papaw. There was never a dull moment with you and all your stories. You were always there for Mama and our family no...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Samantha Bailey - Black Mtn, NC
“so sorry to say goodbye to mr metcalf. you know that we thought the world of him. may God comfort all of you as only He can during this time.
19 of 23 | Posted by: karen and kendall doan/the oil can, inc :) doan - NC
“I will miss you so much!Tell Granny I love her and miss her too!I can't wait until the day I will see you both again.Thank you for always being there...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: michelle ball - weaverville, NC
“I just want to say you were the best Dad in the world and I love you with all my heart, I am going to miss you everyday. I also could count on you...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Sandra DeBruhl - candler, NC
“I will always remember you giving cherry pies when I was a boy. You helped me set Dad's tombstone in 1974. I was at your house many times when I was...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: William Wayne Metcalf - Asheville, NC
“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
23 of 23 | Posted by: Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn - NC
Harold R. Metcalf, 83, of Candler, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late James and Annie Lee Rumbough Metcalf. He retired from Rainbow Baking Company after 38 years and loved Bass fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Smith Metcalf and several siblings
He is survived by his children, Larry (Iva Jean) Metcalf, Linda Metcalf, Sandra DeBruhl and Sherry (Gerry) Dias; 8 granddaughters; 1 grandson; 15 great grandchildren; one great-great grandson and special friend, Ruby Arrington.
A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00PM on Saturday, April 5th at Mount Moriah Wesleyan Church, Candler with Pastor Worth Emory officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Candler. The family will receive friends on Friday (today) from 6-8PM at Mt. Moriah Wesleyan Church. At other times, the family will be at the Dias home, 21 St. Matthew Drive, Candler.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
Please visit www.moorefh.net to sign the online guestbook.
More Funeral Home a Forest Lawn is assisting the family.