Carleton Halsey Steins, age, 87, of Hendersonville, NC died after a brief illness early Wednesday morning, February 27, 2019 at the Carolina Village Medical Center.
Mr. Steins was born on Sunday, February 7, 1932 in Wilmington, DE to the late Carleton K. and Emma (Potter) Steins.
On June 30, 1956 in Fort Worth, TX he married his wife of 61 years, the former, Glenda G. Goza who died, April 20, 2018.
Mr. Steins proudly served his country in United States Marine Corps as a Naval Aviator having risen from PFC to Captain. After being honorably discharged in 1960, he went on to become an airport safety analyst for the FAA. He also was a member of the Southern Shores Boat Club of North Carolina and a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. He has lived in Philadelphia, PA. Northern Virginia, Fort Worth TX, Southern Shores NC and Hendersonville, NC.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his 11 nieces and nephews, Pamela G. Lackland and her husband, Robert of Reston, VA, Diane V. Vickers of Washington, DC, Allan K. Vickers and his wife, Sharon of Saugerties, NY, Carleton C. Vickers also of Reston, VA, Robert A. Vickers of Sand Lake, NY, Monica A. Vickers-Root of San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, Gregory P. Vickers and his wife, Gillian also of Washington, DC, David J. Vickers and his wife, Monica of Centreville, VA, Paul L. Vickers and his wife, Karen of Ashburn, VA, David N. King of Colliersville, TN and Daniel W. King and his wife, Virginia of Fort Worth, TX. Also surviving are many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
At the family’s request, graveside services will be held at a later date at West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Memorial contributions may be offered on behalf of Mr. Steins to Carolina Village Endowment Fund, 600 Carolina Village Road, Suite Z, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Carleton will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.
Arrangements are in the care of Shuler Funeral Home of Hendersonville, NC. Online Condolences may be shared at www.shulerfuneralhome.com.