Arnold “Woodie” Carver Jr., 59, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville, N.C.

He was born on August 28, 1961, in Mooresville to Brenda Wilson Gardner and the late Arnold Woodie Carver Sr.

Woodie loved to fish anytime and anywhere. He was an avid gardener and loved to watch things grow.

In addition to his mother, Brenda, he is survived by his daughters, Melissa Carver (Nathan Eller) and Christine Wheeler (Brendon); brothers, Bobby Carver (Lisa) and Michael Kistler; sister, Lisa Beam; and grandchildren, Aliyah Thompson (Triston), Zachary and Holly Eller, and Braiden and Wyatt Wheeler.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 20, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with a graveside service following at 3 p.m. at Iredell Memorial Park with Rev. Phil Pearson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lake Norman Humane Society, P.O. Box 3937, Mooresville, NC 28117 or National Kidney Foundation, 620 Montana Drive, Charlotte, NC 28216.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Carver family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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