Chapel Hill Obituaries

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  • Saturday Feb 28 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Obituaries, March 1, 2015

    Bobby Fenner Moss, 82, of Henderson, NC, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at UNC Chapel Hill Neurological Hospital after complications from a stroke. Mr. Moss served in the United States Coast Guard, was retired from the United States Postal Service after thirty-five years as a Rural Mail Carrier, and farmed in the Epsom Community.

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  • Sunday Feb 22 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Photo: North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams ...

    North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams holds up four fingers as a tribute during a memorial service for former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Smith died at 83 earlier in February.

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  • Sunday Feb 22 | via KOLD-TV Tucson 

    Fans, former players attend public memorial for Dean...

    By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Fans, former players and coaching colleagues are gathering to honor the late Dean Smith. The school is holding a public memorial service for the retired Hall of Fame coach in the campus arena bearing his name.

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  • Saturday Feb 21 | via USA Today 

    No. 15 UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to...

    No. 15 UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to Smith Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AfzTbx CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina honored late Tar Heels coach Dean Smith by running his Four Corners offense to open Saturday's game against Georgia Tech. On his team's first possession, coach Roy Williams held up four fingers and his team spread the court before Marcus Paige found a cutting Brice Johnson for the basket.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via Shelby Shopper And Info 

    Harrison "Harry" Blanton

    Harrison "Harry" Blanton, age 60, passed away in his home on Thursday morning, February 19, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born on August 4, 1954 in Shelby to Betty Newman Blanton and William Harrison Blanton.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via Daily Dispatch 

    A Life Well Lived: Remembering coach Smith

    When I woke up this past Sunday morning to the news that legendary former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith had passed away at the age of 83, I reflected back to my childhood. Having moved to Chapel Hill in the summer of 1997, attending North Carolina basketball games and cheering on the Tar Heels in front of the television set were priceless moments.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via SFGate 

    Hate crime prosecutions rare in NC, often difficult ...

    Namee Barakat, center, watches during funeral services for his son, Deah Shaddy Barakat, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Wendell, N.C. Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were found dead Tuesday at their home near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus. Charged with three counts of first-degree murder is Craig Stephen Hicks.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via Isportsweb.com 

    Coaching legend Dean Smith dies at 83

    The world of sports mourns the loss of one of the most influential figures in basketball. Former UNC basketball coach, Dean Smith, died February 7, at his home in Chapel Hill.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via News Times 

    Hate crime prosecutions rare in NC, often difficult ...

    Namee Barakat, center, watches during funeral services for his son, Deah Shaddy Barakat, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Wendell, N.C. Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were found dead Tuesday at their home near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus. Charged with three counts of first-degree murder is Craig Stephen Hicks.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via The Republic 

    Bobby L. Perry, Columbus

    Born April 9, 1959, Bobby was the son of Robert L. and Doris Thompson Perry. He was employed by Faurecia and had been a member of the Moose Lodge, Masonic Lodge and Shrine.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, February 14, 2015

    ORANGE Rozelle Elizabeth Warren Crabtree HURDLE MILLS - Mrs. Rozelle Elizabeth Warren Crabtree, 92, died Friday, February 13, 2015. Surviving are sons: Henry Ronald Crabtree , Graham, and Larry Donald Crabtree , Hurdle Mills; Granddaughters: Allyson Crabtree Cecil , Chapel Hill and Kimberly Crabtree Cook , Hurdle Mills, and great grandchildren: Joshua Hunter Cecil and Lauren Allison Cecil, Chapel Hill.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via Daily Dispatch 

    A Life Well Lived

    When I woke up this past Sunday morning to the news that legendary former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith had passed away at the age of 83, I reflected back to my childhood. Having moved to Chapel Hill in the summer of 1997, attending North Carolina basketball games and cheering on the Tar Heels in front of the television set were priceless moments.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    FBI launches new investigation into Chapel Hill kill...

    Mourners carry a casket during funeral services for Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salh, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. Craig Stephen Hicks was charged with three counts of first-degree murder for their deaths near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus Tuesday. RALEIGH, N.C. - As thousands of mourners prayed for the three Muslim American students killed in Chapel Hill this week, the FBI opened a parallel investigation into the case Thursday.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    UNC returns to play after a extremely difficult, ext...

    North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams, foreground, speaks with others following a private church service for former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Smith died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies a...

    Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, who led the UNLV Runnin' Rebels to a national title, died Wednesday. He was 84. "Coach Tark, my father, the greatest man I have ever known, passed today, to take his place in heaven.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run...

    Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, enters the courtroom for his first appearance at the Durham County Detention Center on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 in Durham, N.C. Hicks, 46, is accused of shooting Deah Shaddy Ba... . A woman places flowers at a makeshift memorial next to murder victim Deah Shaddy Barakat's car at the Finley Forest condominium complex Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 in Chapel Hill, NC .

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Fox News 

    Chapel Hill Shooting: 3 Muslim students honored at N...

    Three Muslim students who were killed Tuesday evening in Chapel Hill, N.C. were among five people honored prior to a college basketball game at North Carolina State University Wednesday. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, died in a shooting Tuesday.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via SFGate 

    S.F. doctor mourns loved ones shot dead in Chapel Hill

    Suzanne Barakat addresses reporters about the slayings of her brother, his wife and his wife's sister during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday. Barakat is a physician at San Francisco General Hospital.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    Suspect in Muslim students' shooting in Chapel Hill,...

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 photo, Chapel Hill police officers investigate the scene of three murders near Summerwalk Circle in Chapel Hill, N.C. A man, his wife and her sister, all college students, were shot to death at a quiet condominium complex near the University of North Carolina, but police had not yet given a motive or released details about the suspect. Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Tuesday shooting, Chapel Hill police told local news outlets.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Post and Courier 

    Man charged in deaths of 3 near University of North ...

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 photo, Chapel Hill police officers investigate the scene of three murders near Summerwalk Circle in Chapel Hill, N.C. A man, his wife and her sister, all college students, were shot to death at a quiet condominium complex near the University of North Carolina, but police had not yet given a motive or released details about the suspect. Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Tuesday shooting, Chapel Hill police told local news outlets.

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