Francis Russell Muir

August 8, 2016
Francis Russell Muir

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Francis “Frank” Russell Muir, 78, of Hendersonville passed away, Monday, August 8, 2016 at the Elizabeth House.

He was a native of Northern, Ireland and a resident of Henderson County for 37 years. He was a son of the late John and Annie Muir. He was also preceded in death by his wife Noeleen “Eithne” Muir; and two brothers, Billy and John Muir.

Mr. Muir moved to the United States in 1966 with his wife and newborn son. He worked at Westinghouse Corporation in Buffalo, NY and Pittsburg, PA before settling in Hendersonville to work at Volvo Construction Group. He was a devoted husband to his wife of almost 48 years and he was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend.

He is survived by his son, Russell Kavanagh Muir; daughter, Carolyn Muir Siepert and her husband Chris; grandchildren, Sean Henry and Ryan James Siepert and Abigail Bridget Muir; brother, Tommy Muir; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2016 in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Sonny Reavis officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at
or Four Seasons Compassion for Life at


Saturday, August 13, 2016
12:00 AM

Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • August 13, 2016
    a CV nurse says:
    It was an honor to care for Mr. Muir on the nights I worked. He brought many a smile to staff's faces, and he is dearly thought of. Wishing your family the very best.

  • August 13, 2016
    John and Evelyn Davis says:
    I worked with Frank at Clark Equipment, and Vme. Have many found memories of your family. You are in our prayers.

  • August 16, 2016
    John Crose says:
    Mr. Muir was always a friendly and jolly soul. He was thought of often and fondly, and with happiness and admiration. Frank was a dear family friend and he will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences go out to Carloyn, Russell, and their families. We will be sending happy thoughts and memories your way. Much love and respect always, you were a "Good Egg" Mr. Muir.