PILCHER, Carl Robert, 69, of Brooksville, passed away at his home Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Carl started life in Miami, Florida on November 19, 1947. He was predeceased by his parents, Hugh Wallis Pilcher and Sarah Elizabeth Key Pilcher, and his beloved wife of twenty-two years, Linda Kay Rowland Pilcher. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Scott Robert and Amanda Pilcher; daughter, Meghan Elisabeth Rowland Pilcher; brother and sister-in-law, Joe Wallis and Debbie Pilcher; grandson, Scott Robert Pilcher II; 2 step-grandchildren, Rebecca Allor (David) and Brandon Stone.
Carl attended college in Atlanta, GA and went on to establish a career in the meat packing industry. During the course of his career he was a buyer as well as a sales manager. At various points he served as a guardian ad litem, an elder care ombudsman and as a member of the Brooksville Housing Authority. Carl was a great cook, an accomplished equestrian, an amateur World War II historian and collector of memorabilia. He was also a Master Mason of Tucker Lodge #42 in Tucker, GA, a Scottish Rite Mason of Jacksonville, FL and a Shriner of Morocco Temple. He will be greatly missed by his family and wide circle of friends.
Visitation for family and friends will be held 5:00pm-8:00pm, Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel where funeral services will be conducted at 10:00am, Saturday, August 5, 2017. Pastor Edd Denton will be officiating. Burial to follow at Brooksville Cemetery.
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