WAYNESVILLE — Charles Robert Haney, 81, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at his residence. Robert was born in Haywood County on April 16, 1939, to the late John and Lillie Rice Haney.

He loved music, especially Bluegrass. Robert enjoyed picking his guitar and working on cars. He retired from the NC DOT as a mechanic.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Trantham Haney; sons, Kenneth and Charlie Haney; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Robert is survived by sons, Keith (Debbie), Steve (Brenda), and Jeremy (Jamie) Haney; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A public funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with the Rev. Jerry Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.

Mask and other COVID-19 restrictions will be in place for the funeral service.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the Haney family. Visit www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com.

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