February 19, 2013
DURHAM — Margaret Addison, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, departed this life on February 15, 2013 at Durham Regional Hospital.
She is survived by her daughter, Bianca Morehead; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Funeral service will be at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and visitation at 1 p.m.
Carolyn Bracey Evans
DURHAM - Mrs. Carolyn Bracey Evans, the daughter of the late Cass and Mary Shaw was born on March 29, 1922 and passed on Feb. 17, 2013. She was educated in the Columbus County school system.
Carolyn was wed to the late James Evans.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Jackson and S. Elaine Evans; one beloved granddaughter, Tyler Evans; and two sisters.
Homegoing celebration will take place on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Union Baptist Church at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m.
Services are entrusted to Scarborough and Hargett Memorial Chapel and Gardens.
Robert Early Ladd III
DURHAM — Mr. Robert Early Ladd III, 68, of 2413 Shaw Road, died on Tuesday, February 18, 2013.
Mr. Ladd was a native and lifelong resident of Durham. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War and retired after 35 years from GTE-Verizon. He was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church. He also was a member of the NRA and Redwood Ruritan Club. Bob was a big supporter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the El Shohva a Christian Jewish organization. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting and had a passion for birds. Bob enjoyed Karate and was recently awarded his honorary black belt. He was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Robert E. Ladd Jr. and Dalphine Ladd.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ladd; his mother and step-father, Rhudell and R.H. Ballard; three daughters, Angela Ladd Smith (Rodney), Kristi Ladd-White (Erick) and Jennifer Ladd McBride (Jamie); two brothers, Barney Wayne Ladd (Linda) and Ricky Van Ladd (Sheila); one sister, Tena Ladd Pipkin; six grandchildren, Krystle Smith, Zakkary Smith, Kayley Rose Smith, Addison Grace McBride, Nidia McBride, Kristian McBride; and one great-granddaughter, Kelsey Hawkins.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Hugh O’Shields and the Rev. Jacob Green. Interment will be in the Riverview United Methodist Church in Bahama. Active pallbearers will be Christopher Ladd Kelly, Derrick W. Ladd, Christopher Chad Ladd, Anthony J. Berardinelli, Brian Shields Ladd and Barry Ray Glenn Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Ladd, Tracy Williams and T.J. Ellis.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home and other times at the home, 2413 Shaw Road. Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made the DAV Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301, American Heart Association, www.heart.org, N.C. Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, or Bethesda Baptist Church, 1914 S. Miami Blvd, Durham, NC 27703. Online condolences can be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com.
Charles Howard Lochmuller
DURHAM — Charles Howard Lochmuller, 72, died at home Saturday. A native of New York City, he was a graduate of Manhattan College. He received the PhD. in chemistry from Fordham University. After a fellowship in analytical chemistry at Purdue University, Dr. Lochmuller joined the faculty of Duke University. He was chairman of the Chemistry Dept. from 1982-87, and later, Director, Center for Biochemical Engineering. Dr. Lochmuller retired from teaching in 2006, becoming professor of chemistry, emeritus.
Among his professional citations, he was past chairman ofthe analytical division of the American Chemical Society; Fellow of the Royal Chemical Society and of the American Institute of Chemists. He served as Chairman of the Analytical Division of the American Chemical Society; and was an elected member of the Committee of Revision, U.S. Pharmacopoeial Convention. Charles served as an advisor to the USEPA on Environmental Assessment Programs and as a member of numerous review panels, including the Integrated Air Cancer Project. He was appointed by the National Research Council to serve on the Analytical Chemistry Panel.
Charles received the Pioneer in Laboratory Robotics Award from the International Symposium on Laboratory Robotics; the American Chemical Society Award in Chromatography; the Distinguished NC Chemist Award of the NC American Institute of Chemists; and the Societal Medal of the Estonian Chemical Society, of which he became a life member. A man of rare brilliance, Charles was conversant in multiple subjects, and as a highly-sought, eminent scientist, traveled around the world to address various audiences.
A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, he was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia A. Lochmuller; sons, Charles H. Lochmuller Jr. of Durham and Christopher M. Lochmuller, M.D. of Knoxville, Tenn.; and granddaughter, Amanda Heather Lochmuller. He was predeceased by daughters, Erika and Heather.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday in St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery, followed by a memorial Mass at 2 p.m. Thursday in Immaculate Conception Church. Memorial donations to a charity of choice.
Arrangements are with Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
Ravenell Castine “R.C.” Martin
DURHAM — Ravenell Castine “R.C.” Martin, 88, passed away February 17, 2013 at Duke Hospice at the Meadowlands in Hillsborough. Born June 4, 1924 in Sandy Ridge, NC. The son of the late Russell and Nannie Martin. R.C. was also preceded in death by a son, David Martin.
He is survived by his wife, Madeline Martin; daughters, Susie McRacken and husband, William, Linda Moneymaker and husband, Randy, and Patricia Martin, and fiancé, Butch Allen; sons, Wayne Martin and wife, Donna, Robert Martin, and Donald Martin; brother, Nello Martin and wife, Marie; sister, Doris Martin; and seven grandchildren.
R.C. was a veteran of the US Navy. He retired in 2009 after owning and operating RC Martin Trucking for over 50 years.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 20 at 11 a.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Chambers officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Tuesday, February 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to Duke Hospice at the Meadowlands at 1001 Corporate Dr. Hillsborough NC 27278.
The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
Theresa Irene Parker Renuart
DURHAM - Theresa Irene Parker Renuart died February 17, 2013. She is survived by her three precious children, Adhemar, Jaimie, and Aaron; and their father, Jimmy Renuart. She also leaves behind her loving mother, Marie Parker; siblings, Joanna, Karen, Jack, Mary Jean; twin sister, Lisa; and her numerous nieces and nephews.
Theresa attended Northern High School and worked at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University Medical Center. Theresa was a dedicated and loving parent, daughter, sister, and friend. She loved helping animals and adopted and cared for many pets.
A memorial service will be held at Glendale Heights United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Feb. 20th at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your local animal protection organization or to Glendale Heights United Methodist Church.
Erie Adolphus Ward
GRAHAM — Mr. Erie Adolphus Ward, 92, of Graham died at the Hospice Home on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:40 a.m.
A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Virginia Foust Ward, who survives and the son of Floy M. Ward and Katie Whitfield Ward, both deceased. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he played baseball. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army-Air Force serving during World War II. Erie retired from Western Electric on May 31, 1983 and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a son, Mark Foust Ward Sr. and wife, Zena of Haw River; sister, Doris
Huff and husband, Sam of Chapel Hill; and five grandchildren, Jessica, April, Tiffany, Mark Ward Jr. and Phillip Ward.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Herman Ward, Jasper Ward and Ira Ward; and two sisters, Juanita Caston and Beryl Lloyd.
The funeral service will be conducted at the First Baptist Church of Graham on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Jim Wall. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham today from 6 to 8 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence of the son, Mark Ward Sr., 2259 Brucewood Road, Haw River.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to the First Baptist Church of Graham, P.O. Box 779, Graham, NC 27253.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Hospice Home and his sisters-in-law, Margie Foust and Kay Foust for their love and care during Erie’s illness.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Elizabeth Chadwick Gill Daniel
GRANVILLE COUNTY — Mrs. Elizabeth Chadwick Gill Daniel, 73, died Friday night at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh.
Mrs. Daniel was born and raised in Petersburg, Va. She attended the Petersburg public schools, and graduated from Mary Washington College. She was employed for many years with Qualex, as a payroll administrator.
Mrs. Daniel is survived by her children, Tamar “Tammy” Margolis Montanez, and her husband, Rick; Lisa Margolis, all of Granville County; Joseph Margolis of Charlotte; step-son, Woody Daniel and his wife, Stephanie, of Alamance County; grandchildren, Chris Kapornyai, Chad Weaver, and Leanna Daniel; sister, Nancy C. Weaver of Princeton, NJ; and her brother, Art Gill of Morehead City.
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, section 6. Officiating will be Pastor David King. The family will receive visitors Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home.
The Daniel family is under the care of Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted at www.howertonbryan.com, select obituaries.
Robert D. Davis
HILLSBOROUGH — Robert D. Davis, 88, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013, after a brief illness. Robert was an active member of Mars Hill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 46 years and as the church treasurer for 38 years. He retired September 30, 1987, from Western Electric and AT&T after 40 years of service. Robert was a member of the Lion's Club since 1974. He served as a volunteer at Orange Congregations in Missions for more than 20 years, including nine years on the Board of Directors, delivering Meals on Wheels, and stocking the food pantry. In 1995, Governor Jim Hunt presented Robert the Governor's Award for his outstanding service as a volunteer. Robert was also a member of the ROMEO Club (Retired Old Men Eating Out) and greatly appreciated the fellowship of these wonderful friends. Robert loved making baskets and enjoyed giving his hand-made baskets as gifts.
Robert was the youngest son of John Archie Davis and Lillie Smith Boggs Davis. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Edith Hawkins Davis; their four daughters, Sue Davis Lawless (Thomas) of Raleigh; Faye Davis Granberry (John) of Mobile, AL; Lisa Davis Olsen (Jason) of Boston, MA; Amy Davis Johnson (Warren) of Durham; one son, Paul Michael Davis (Sharon) of Hillsborough; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank Judson Davis of Hillsborough; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his sisters, Bessie Boggs Cates, Belva Grace Boggs Collins; and his brothers, Luther Curtis Boggs, Cashe Smith Boggs, and John Lewis Davis.
Visitation will be at Walker's Funeral Home in Hillsborough on Saturday, February 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Mars Hill Baptist Church on Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1418 NC 57, Hillsborough, NC 27278; or to Orange Congregations in Missions, 300 Millstone Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278.