Tuesday, 28 March 2017 15:47

Obituaries for March 29, 2017

Richard Joseph Seymour

Mr. Seymour, 73, of Concord died Thursday, March 16, at the Tucker Hospice House. He was born Dec. 18, 1943, in New York, N.Y., to the late Harold and Josephine Seymour. He served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Seymour; children, Richard Seymour, Jr. and wife, Nicole, of Oceanport, N.J., Daniel Seymour and wife, Theresa, of Charlotte, Philip Seymour of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Victoria Carey and husband, Joseph, of Charlotte, Heather Pitman and husband, Carl, of Concord and Matthew Seymour and wife, Kristina, of Freehold, N.J.; brothers, Michael Seymour and Kenneth Seymour; sisters, Patricia Tamborra and Kathleen Kelly; and six grandchildren.

A funeral mass was held Tuesday, March 21, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:05

Obituaries for March 22, 2017

Eugene Craven Auten

Mr. Auten, 82, of Mooresville died Friday, March 3, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Charlotte to the late Harrell and Laura Parrish Auten. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Mooresville.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Auten; children, Mark Auten and wife, Ellen, and Anne Baker and husband, Chuck; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Auten; and brother, Harrell Auten Jr.

A celebration of life service was held Monday, March 6, at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David Rockness officiating. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 872, Mooresville, NC 28115. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 07:45

Obituaries for March 15, 2017

Joel Alvin Meadows

Mr. Meadows, 64, of Mooresville died Wednesday, March 1, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1952, in Mooresville to the late Leonard and Eloise Loftin Meadows.

He is survived by his daughters, Cammie Meadows and Nina Lewis; sister, Judy Brown; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Claudette.

A memorial motorcycle ride will be held at a later date in his honor. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 128 South Tryon St., Suite 1588, Charlotte, NC 28202. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 16:52

Obituaries for March 8, 2017

Courtney Groome Scott

Mrs. Scott of Huntersville died Tuesday, Feb. 21, following a long battle with a complex illness. She was born in Hampton, Va. She was a founding member of Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, volunteered with the USO and was a precinct judge for the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.

She is survived by her husband, Marshall Scott; son, Walter Fields IV and wife, Kimberly; sister, Sally Powell; and two grandchildren.

A celebration of life was held Friday, March 3, at Lake Forest Church. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:50

Obituaries for February 22, 2017

Albert Allan Pearson

Mr. Pearson, 81, of Huntersville died Wednesday, Feb. 8, at his home. He was born April 28, 1935, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to the late Albert and Jeannette Pearson. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1957. He was a member of Huntersville Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his children, Mark Pearson of San Tan Valley, Ariz., and Kelly Carpenter and husband, Todd, of Huntersville; brother, Richard Pearson; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Roland Pearson; and sister, Carol Noel.

A memorial service was held Monday, Feb. 13, at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Community Church Cemetery in Cornelius. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 08:47

Obituaries for February 15, 2017

Eleanor Davis Mertz

Mrs. Mertz, 99, of Mooresville died Friday, Jan. 27. She was born July 31, 1917, in Trenton, N.J., to the late Charles and Katherine Rein Davis. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Mooresville.

She is survived by her children, Gary Mertz and wife, Nancy, of Sharon, Pa., and Gerald Mertz of Mooresville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Mertz; and great-grandson, Justin Durbin.

A memorial service will be held Friday, March 24, at 3 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Hugh Cooper officiating. Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 221 Ervin Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 (trinitybaptistchurch.com); or Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 (carolinaraptorcenter.org). Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 17:54

Obituaries for February 8, 2017

Mary Ann Spratt Poling

Mrs. Poling, 82, of Cornelius died Monday, Jan. 23. She was born June 4, 1934, in Geneva, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Jane Hoey Spratt.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Poling of Huntersville and Melissa Donahue and husband, Patrick, of Cornelius; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Poling, and brother, William Spratt.

A funeral was held Saturday, Jan. 28, at at St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial followed at the Manning Cemetery in Manning, S.C.. Memorials may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 17:03

Obituaries for February 1, 2017

Vickie Marie Wilson

Ms. Wilson, 70, of Huntersville died Tuesday, Jan. 17. She was born March 31, 1946, in Mecklenburg County to the late Clayton and Martha Wilson.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 128 South Tryon Street, Suite 1588, Charlotte, NC 28202; or First Tee of Charlotte, c/o Tanya Briner, 2661 Barringer Drive, Charlotte, NC 28202. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving Ms. Wilson.

Millard Hansford Eller Jr.

Mr. Eller, 90, of Davidson died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at The Pines at Davidson. He was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Ashe County to the late Millard and Dora Lewis Eller. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean conflict. He volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, Hospice and the Davidson Housing Coalition’s HAMMERS program. He was a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Eller; son, Ethan Eller of Merrimack, N.H.; daughter, Elisabeth Cooper of La Jolla, Calif.; and sister, Mary Farris of Richmond, Va. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joanne; three brothers; and five sisters.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 29, at St. Alban’s Church. Burial was in the Eller cemetery in Ashe County. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 1420 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204; The Pines Residence Fund, 400 Avinger Lane, Davidson, NC 28036; Creston Methodist Church, c/o Rose Ellen Farrington, Three Top Road, Creston, NC 28615; or St. Albans Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 970, Davidson, NC 28036. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 17:32

Obituaries for January 25, 2017

Morris Lee Haywood

Mr. Haywood, 55, of Kannapolis, formerly of Huntersville, died Monday, Jan. 9. He was born Sept. 13, 1961, in Wilmington to the late Ronald and Sharon Haywood. He was a pastor, volunteer fireman and EMT.

Survivors include his soulmate, Gerri Holland of Kannapolis; son, Matthew Haywood of Kannapolis; grandmother, Margaret Kennerly of Mooresville; and sister, Lauren Haywood of Mooresville.

The service to celebrate his life was held Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson with the Rev. David Buck officiating. Burial followed at Northlake Memorial Gardens in Huntersville. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 17:26

Obituaries for January 18, 2017

Albert William Radford

Mr. Radford, 95, of Mooresville died Saturday, Dec. 31, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 13, 1921, in Iredell County to the late John and Ruth Brawley Radford. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Mooresville Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille Radford; children, Bill Radford and wife, Marcia, of Cherokee, Terry Radford and wife, Paula, of Cleveland, Lindsay Radford and wife, Judy, of Mooresville, Robin Radford and wife, Donna, of Cherokee and Tiffany Tschudi and husband, Ryan, of China Grove; sisters, Lucille Washington and Sara Berg; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sisters, Marion Harwell, Lois Maldonado and Johnsie Matthews; brother, Edgar Radford; and grandson, Jason Radford.

A funeral was held Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Mooresville Church of God with the Rev. Donnie Wise and the Rev. John Miles officiating. A graveside service with military honors was held Thursday, Jan. 5, at Salisbury National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mooresville Church of God Building Fund, 520 Brawley Avenue, Mooresville, NC 28115. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 17:09

Obituaries for January 11, 2017

Raymond Engleman

Mr. Engleman, 83, of Mooresville has died after a long battle with cancer. He was a member of Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Mooresville and was a long-time Lions Club member, including serving as the District Governor of District 31. He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his sister, Shirley Lynch; children, Randy Engleman and wife, Gayle, Connie Johnson and husband, Mack, and Scott Engleman and wife, Margret; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Donna.

A celebration of life was held Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Pitts officiating. Burial with full military honors followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Pastor’s Discretionary Fund, 575 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.