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Thomas “Tom” Allen Cheek, 63, of Greensboro, passed away October 6, 2021 at Moses Cone Hospital.
A 2:00 PM Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will take place Saturday October 16, 2021 at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 3906 W. Friendly Ave. A reception will follow outside the church under the tent. The church requests that everyone wear a mask. The service will be available by livestream at www.westpreschurch.org and it will be archived on their site for future viewing.
He is survived by his wife, former wife, sister, brother, nieces, nephews and Alex the cat. All his life, After a 20-year career as a Paramedic at Forsyth and
Guilford County Emergency Services, he worked as a computer specialist for Cone Hospital. Tom had a witty sense of humor, an infectious laugh, a great love for family and friends,
In lieu of flowers or food, a donation to the Tom Cheek Memorial Fund at gofundme.com to help cover medical bills and final expenses would be greatly appreciated. Any remaining funds will be donated in Tom’s name to his favorite charities allowing his spirit of generosity to live on.
The family would like to thank everyone for all the love and support they have received.
Kerry Bruce Ward passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at the age of 64. Bruce was a lifelong resident of Greensboro, NC. Surviving are two married
children, a sister and three grandchildren. He was a co-owner of Ward's Awning Company. He managed the finances as well as estimates and installation. His favorite hobby was shooting skeet. In his
30s and 40s, he shot recreational skeet most weekends at the Carolina Clay Target Club near the Greensboro airport where he was an active member before its closure. In recent years, he shot skeet at
Rockingham County Gun Club and participated as a referee in local registered shoots. He loved the sport and took pride in his integrity as a referee.
Relatives and friends will gather at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home, 515 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401, on Thursday, September 16, from 6 – 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bruce's memory to St. Jude's Hospital, https://www.stjude.org/. Online condolences may be offered at www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com.
Charles Thomas “Tom”
Lanier, 78, of Reidsville, passed away May 3, 2021 at his home.
Tom was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. He served in the United States Marine Corp, retired from Equity Meats and worked as a business agent for the U.F.C.W. Union. He was a published author and a member of the Writers Guild of Rockingham County. He was also very active with the Rockingham County Art Festival. Tom wrote the book, “A Friend in Need,” numerous short stories, and a weekly column for the Greensboro News and Record. He loved hunting, fishing, and the outdoors but most of all, he loved the Lord and his family. Tom is survived by his sister and brother, four children, 11 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Rockingham County Art Festival Fund at PO BOX 1741, Reidsville, NC 27323
Online condolences may be shared at www.wilkersonfuneral.com/obituaries/Charles-Lanier A memorial service will be held at Wilkerson Funeral Home, 1909 Richardson Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320
on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Masks are required. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Tom will be missed by his friends at RCGC.
James David (Jim) McNairy, III
May 23, 1938 - January 10, 2021
Lifetime Club member Jim McNairy, 82, of Greensboro, NC, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. He was an active and diligent member. He founded McNairy and Associates Appraisers in Greensboro. His company did several appraisals for RCGC which allowed us to borrow funds for construction projects. Jim is survived by his loving wife and partner of 60 years, his brother and two sisters. He leaves many loved and loving friends and additional family members. A celebration of Jim's life will be planned after the national health emergency ends. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401, to the Sadie Boyles Fund. Online condolences may be made at http://www.forbisanddick.com/
Daniel A Shelton, I, 79, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Rockingham County Hospice Home. Dan was born in Rockingham County to the late Beverly S. Shelton and Hailey Tucker Shelton. He was a member of Reidsville Christian Church and retired from Unifi as well as Scott’s Tractor and Equipment. He was a founding member of the Rockingham County Gun Club and served as the President for approximately 20 years. He enjoyed building Tin Men, restoring antique tractors and spending time visiting his friends at Haynes Barber Shop and Carolina Café.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two brothers and four sisters. He is survived by his children, Daniel “Danny”, II, Cindy and Wendy, his grandson, Curt; and three great grandchildren.
Due to Covid 19 there will be no formal funeral at this time. Wilkerson Funeral Home is serving the family.
Jesse Terrell Brewer “J.T.”, 85 died Monday, July 13th, 2020. He retired from the textile industry, having been employed
by Cone Mills, Rockwell International, and Toltec Fabrics. After retirement he worked at the Greensboro Auto Auction and Enterprise Car Rentals.
J.T. enjoyed fishing and shooting both skeet and trap. He was an accomplished marksman in many events, including .22 benchrest. He was a long-time member of the Guilford Wildlife Club and a Life Member of the Rockingham County Gun Club where he spent countless hours mowing grass. J.T. is survived by his wife, sons Scott and Glenn and two grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sun. July 19th at Church Street Baptist Church 3113 N. Church St. Greensboro NC 27405. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park. All COVID-19 Rules and Guidelines will apply at the church and at the cemetery. Memorials contributions may be made to: Church Street Baptist Church Building Fund or AuthoraCare Collective Hospice Care.
Forbis and Dick North Elm Street Funeral Home is serving the Brewer Family.
William (Bill) G. Seelhorst, 70 passed away on March 14, 2020 at the age of 70. Bill was a retired regional manager for Hajoca Corp. He had been a member of RCGC since 2011. He was also an avid golfer. Bill was cremated according to his wishes and due to the coronavirus pandemic. A memorial service has not been planned at this time. The family requests that any donations be made to SaveALabRescue.org or a no-kill animal shelter of your choice.
Raymond Jeffrey Myers, 68, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1, 2020. He grew up in southeast Guilford County, NC. Jeff is survived by his wife, son, daughter, four grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. He and Sandy have resided in Oak Ridge for 37 years. He worked as a toolmaker until retirement and had a passion for hunting, the outdoors, and sports shooting. Jeff was a former member of the RCGC Board of Directors. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or a charity of your choice.
Lewis L. Wyatt, 81, of Reidsville passed away on Fri. June 5, 2020 at Moses Cone Hospital.
Lew was born in Java, VA. He worked 41 years for Transco Gas Pipeline, retiring in 1998. He was a
32nd degree Mason and a member of Woodmont United Methodist Church.
He was an avid trapshooter and won the NC State Handicap Championship in 2012. He enjoyed teaching shooting sports and gun safety to young people. He loved fishing, woodworking, flying model airplanes and traveling.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, two sons, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, June 10 at Highland Burial Park in Danville, VA with Rev. Mark Christy officiating. Masonic graveside rites will be performed by the Jefferson Penn Masonic Lodge #384 AF and AM.
Lew will be missed by his friends at RCGC. He was a true gentleman, always happy, generous and encouraging. Memorial contributions may be made to Brenner Children’s Hospital, In honor of Lewis L Wyatt, P.O. Box 570121, Winston Salem, NC 27157 or to Woodmont United Methodist Church, 1926 Richardson Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Wilkerson Funeral Home is assisting the family and condolences may be made at www.wilkersonfuneral.com