Robert William Wesner

robert wesner

May 26, 1948 ~ June 20, 2023

Born in: Garrett, IN
Resided in: Carthage, NC

Robert William Wesner, age 75, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at Peak Resources – Pinelake in Carthage. 

Born May 26, 1948, in Garrett, Indiana; he was the son of the late Cleal Wesner and Carmela Fabrizio. Robert worked as a Process Engineer for Aro and Ingersoll Rand for 24 years, and later for Corning and Caterpillar before retiring. 

Robert was active in Boy Scouts, serving as Scout Master with Troop 582 for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Barbara Wesner, two sons; Matthew (Vicky), Scott (Jamie), of Carthage, and his daughter, Brooke Bowman (David) of Seven Lakes, his sister; Joyce Ann Wesner of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and 8 grandchildren: Daniel, Kayla, Victoria, Olivia, Hope, Claire, Jackson, Maggie and Bryson; 4 great-grandchildren: Evelyn, Savannah, Eli, and Sam.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage. 

A funeral mass will be held Friday, June 23, 2023, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 300 Dundee Road, Pinehurst, NC at 12:00, burial will be at Cross Hill Cemetery in Carthage, immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to Solutions for Animals, P.O. Box 2062, Southern Pines, NC 28387, or online via their website:

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wesner family.

Condolences may be made at


Visitation: June 22, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Funeral Mass: June 23, 2023 12:00 pm

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
300 Dundee Road
Pinehurst, NC 28370


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  1. Thanks for the wonderful memories of visiting your family through the years, thanks for your friendship with Dad, and most of all–thanks to you and Barb for introducing Mom and Dad! Your family is our hearts and our prayers. Hugs to you all. –Carrie, Karl, and the boys

  2. So sorry for your loss. Bob was a friendly person, he may be gone, but your love and memories are forever!

  3. Hoping all the loving memories of your Bob will continue to warm your heart and give you peace and comfort. My prayers are with you …Love and hugs, Carol Kelly

  4. So very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We have so many fond memories as our families were great friends. We are always here if you need us!
    Doug, Nancy, Matt and Michelle McLain

  5. Thinking of your family with love! Our faith teaches us that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord! May you be comforted knowing you gave him your best and now he is at rest! Praying for strength for you in the days to come. Tessie and Learen

  6. So very sorry for your loss. We remember Bob well and appreciated his work in the BSA

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