Memorials

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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 

 

John F. Carroll, 85, passed away on March 18, 2020 in Winston-Salem after a courageous battle with lung cancer. John was a native of Greensboro. He entered NC State University before attending the U.S. Military Academy in 1955 where he graduated in 1959. John completed the U.S. Army Basic Armor School at Fort Knox, KY; the Parachute Jump School at Fort Benning, GA; the Army Ranger School at Fort Benning; and the Army Flight School at Fort Rucker, AL. He served with many of his West Point classmates in Germany during the Cold War from 1961 to 1963 and in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. 

In 1968, John moved to California. While working with TWA as a cockpit crew member, he began law school and worked as clerk to a senior partner at a prestigious law firm "La Follette, Johnson, and Schroeder" in Los Angeles. He passed the California Bar Exam in 1978 and an associate attorney in Aviation Law until he retired in 1995. 
He married his childhood sweetheart 1994 and returned to North Carolina. John Maintained contact with the West Point classmates with whom he had shared so much during their years at The Point and their military service together. 

John was an avid skeet shooter with close friends at the Rockingham County Gun Club. His other interests included photography and two old Porsche sports cars, one of which he purchased in 1962. 
John is survived by his wife of 25 years, Meyressa, two step-children, five granddaughters, a brother and two nephews. 
A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be held in the near future at Salisbury National Cemetery. 

Charter Member Pat Foy Brady, 84, died peacefully in his home on Nov. 24, 2019. He was a third generation native of Reidsville, NC. Pat Foy attended Davidson College and graduated from Guilford College with a degree in Business Administration. Pat Foy was known throughout the sports community for his many golf accomplishments.  
He was an avid sportsman and loved spending time at his family farm in Warren County. Hunting was also where he enjoyed the beauty of nature and communing with God. Pat’s understated generosity educated many college students. He funded several charitable organizations and helped so many in need.  He served on several boards including the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation, Salvation Army, First Federal Savings and Loan, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Advisory Board, and the Carolina Container Corporation. Pat Foy was also a Charter Member at the Country Club of North Carolina as well as the Rockingham County Gun Cub. He was a member of the Reidsville Rotary Club, Pennrose Park Country Club and the Reidsville Elks Lodge. He was the Amoco Oil distributor for Rockingham and Caswell County for over 50 years, a business his father started. 
Pat Foy is survived by his wife, 2 sons, a daughter, 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. 
The service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday November 30th, 2019 at Main Street United Methodist Church in Reidsville, NC. The family will gather with friends at Pennrose Park Country Club following the service to celebrate and have the opportunity to share memories about Pat Foy. Visitation will be in the church sanctuary on Friday, November 29th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Memorial gifts can be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 338 Reidsville, NC 27323, Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281 Wentworth NC 27375, or NC Wildlife Habitat Foundation Kids Camp, PO Box 21987 Greensboro, NC 27429. Citty Funeral Home will be serving the family.

 

Lemuel S. “Tom” Lee, Jr., age 78, died on November 13, 2019. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son and stepson, 5 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, a step grandson and a step-great-granddaughter. 
Tom was a graduate of UNC-CH with a degree in accounting. He worked at Cone Mills for 26 years and retired in 1992 as the vice president of taxes and pensions. He had been a member of RCGC for 20 years.
A celebration of his life will be held Mon. Nov. 18th at 2 o’clock an Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church, 5200 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC. The family will receive friends at a reception in the atrium of the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the ALS Association, NC Chapter.

Online condolences may be made at forbisanddick.com.

Norman Lee Parrish, 72, retired Greensboro Police Officer, beloved husband and father, passed away Aug.19th, 2019 at Moses Cone Hospital. He was born Sept. 7, 1946 to Johnny and Syble Parrish in Greensboro, NC. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving honorably in the Army from 1966 to 1968. He joined the Greensboro Police Department in 1968, where he served until his retirement in 1996. Norman received a commendation from the GPD for going above the call of duty by assisting to safety, a driver who was having a seizure. Norman enjoyed spending time with his family and yearly trips to Myrtle Beach, SC.  In his youth he raced go-karts and later taught his son, Keith, to race them. Norman had a HAM radio license and was a member of the Guilford Amateur Radio Society and the Greensboro Amateur Radio Association. He will always be remembered for his love of family, freedom and fireworks. He was a member of RCGC for 12 years where he will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife, Claudia, son Keith, daughter Carla, ten grandsons and one granddaughter. A memorial service will be held Wed., Aug. 28th, at 2 p.m. at Forbis and Dick North Elm Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 until 2:00 p.m. Online condolences may be left at for the family at www.forbisanddick.com

Walter Wiley Hitchcock   Nov. 16, 1946 - Aug. 15, 2019 
Wiley attended Page High School in Greensboro. After graduation he proudly served in the US Marines during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on August 16, 1973. He graduated from Guilford College with a degree in science. Wiley enjoyed a professional career in chemistry and retired from the City of Winston Salem in 2009. He also enjoyed several varied part-time positions. He was an avid outdoorsman who thrived on sharing his love for the outdoors with others young and old.

Wiley is survived by his wife Shirley, sons, Bill and Jimi, step-children, Shawn, Sandra and Nathaniel, 7 grandchildren, his mother and his life-long friend Tom Webb.

Services were held on 8/19 at First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 1st Presbyterian Veterans Fellowship Group 617 N Elm St Greensboro NC 27401 or to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left at: https://www.forbisanddick.com/obituaries/Walter-Hitchcock/#!/TributeWall

Thomas Jefferson Cox, Jr., 63, Reidsville, NC, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. 
He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, and a retired maintenance manager for Oliver Rubber of Asheboro, NC. His hobbies included, photography, amateur radio and antique engines. Tom was a Life Member of RCGC, where he served on the Board of Directors and also as Trap Range Director.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sandra Angela Ross Cox, four children, seven grandchildren, two sisters and a host of nieces and nephews. 
A Military graveside service was held at 11:30 A.M. Thursday, August 15th at Maple Lane Cemetery, Hebron, WV. 
Tom will be missed by his friends and shooting buddies at RCGC.
An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.

 


Larry M. Lewis, age 70 passed away Aug. 1, 2019 in his home in Colfax after a lengthy illness. A Memorial service was held at Guilford Baptist Church. Mr. Lewis was a native of Forest Park, GA and moved to Greensboro in 1976. He served his country in Vietnam 1970-1971, and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was employed by the USPS from 1979 until his retirement due to illness in 2006. He was a member of Guilford Baptist for 40+ years. He enjoyed his family, friends, landscaping and workouts at the gym which he did 5 days a week before going to work. He was a sports fan. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, daughter, son, and 3 grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 2500 Summit Ave. or to Guilford Baptist Church.

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