Robert Davis Carnes, 81, of Dillsboro, was called home to the Lord on January 1st, 2021. The burial is to take place at Robinson Cemetery in Dillsboro. No services will be held per his request.
He was born at home on September 21st, 1939 to the late Cance Davis Carnes “Junior” and Henrietta Robinson Carnes. He was the owner/operator of the general contracting company, Carnes Builders, for 30 years and a lifelong plumber in Jackson county and surrounding area. Often, he willingly volunteered plumbing and carpentry labor for churches and individuals in need.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by sisters Wanda Jo Nations, Deborah Carnes Sutton, brother J.C. Carnes, and daughter Kimberly Dawne Carnes.
Robert is survived by brothers Dan Carnes and John Carnes, sisters Linda Cooper and Rita Anderson, daughter Paula Robinson, sons Jeff Carnes and Ty Carnes, grandchildren Alex Carnes, April Maye, Micayla Ashe, Nicholas Robinson, Isabella Carnes, and 3 great grandchildren
A Private Graveside Service will be held.