Arvil H. Webster, Sr., 98, of Robbinsville, NC, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Mountain View Manor in Bryson City, NC.
He was the son of the late Vern and Phoebee White Webster. He was a member and deacon of Sweetgum Baptist Church for 72 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Rogers Webster, and his brothers, Loren and Vernon Webster, his sisters, Lona Banker and Grace Denton, and his grandson, Keith Andrews.
Arvil served in the 82nd Airborne in World War II.
He is survived by a son, Arvil H. Webster, Jr and his wife, Susan Webster, and a daughter, Connie W. Andrews and her husband, Harold Andrews, Sr. He has 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Sweetgum Baptist Church. Reverends Patrick O’Dell and Mike Teem will officiate. Burial will follow at Wiggins Cemetery where Military Rites will be conducted by Webster Carringer VFW Post 8635, Eller Rogers American Legion Post 192, and the NC National Guard Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Sunday at the Church, prior to the service.
Due to the risk of exposure to the COVID 19 virus, it is requested that those attending the service practice social distancing.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Webster family. An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com.
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