Robert William Cartner, Jr.

June 27, 1945 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 76)


Robert William Cartner, Jr., 76, of Salisbury passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born in Davie County on June 27, 1945, he was the son of the late Mary Margaret Gibson and Robert William Cartner, Sr.

Robert was a Vietnam War veteran, serving 10 years in the US Army. He retired from Walmart and attended Morning Star Baptist Church. He was a member of American Legion Post #65 in Statesville and Rolling Thunder Chapter 2.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Ann Vierra and brother, Jerry Wayne Cartner.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Patricia Ann Lewis Cartner, whom he married on April 7, 1988; children, Patricia L. Cartner of Statesville, Jeffrey W. Cartner (Stephanie) of Tennessee, Michael Schiavone of Oakland, CA, and Pamela Grubb (Christopher) of Mocksville; sister, Mary Frances Cartner (Shorty); nine grandchildren, two nieces, and four nephews.

Service: 12:00 Noon Friday, October 22, 2021 at Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines, 4125 Franklin Community Center Rd, Salisbury, NC 28144 with Pastor Ron Young officiating.

Memorials may be made to Morning Star Baptist Church, 175 Young Mountain Rd, Cleveland, NC 27013 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines
4125 Franklin Community Center Road
Salisbury, NC 28144


Morning Star Baptist Church
175 Young Mountain Rd., Cleveland NC 27013

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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