Charlotte Obituaries

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  • Sunday Feb 15 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Bernard Cournoyer

    Webster - Webster - Bernard J. Cournoyer, 95, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at home after an illness. His wife of 38 years, Emily K. Cournoyer died in 1992.


  • Friday Feb 13 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Golf pioneer Charlie L. Sifford eulogized in words, ...

    Reverend Dr. Raymon E. Hunt, pastor of Moore's Sanctuary AME Zion Church, sprinkles rose pedals on the casket of golf pioneer Charlie Sifford during the interment prayer Friday in Charlotte. Family and friends gathered as pallbearers carried the casket of golf pioneer Charlie Sifford to a waiting hearse.


  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Williston Observer 


    Alan Marsh Byington Alan Marsh Byington, 77, passed away February 1, 2015 in the presence of his loving family. He was born in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont July 1937 and was the first son and third child to Marsh M. and Julia Byington.


  • Thursday Feb 12 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Funeral for Charlie Sifford set for Friday in Charlotte

    Funeral services for Charlotte's Charlie Sifford , the first African-American to play on the PGA Tour, are scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m. at Moore's Sanctuary A.M.E. Zion Church, 4101 Morris Field Dr. Visitation is Thursday from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Grier Funeral Home, 115 John McCarroll Dr., as well as Friday from noon-1 p.m. at the church. A reception honoring Sifford is planned for Thursday from 2-4 p.m. at the Revolution Park Sports Academy's Dr. Charles L. Sifford Clubhouse and Sports Wall of Fame, 1225 Remount Rd. Sifford died Feb. 3 at the age of 92 in Warrensville, Ohio, near his adopted hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio.


  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Henry Roy Roberts

    Henry Roy Roberts age 74 of Charlotte, NC and formerly a life time resident of Port Jervis, NY died Monday, February 9, 2015 at Charlotte, NC.


  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via 

    Charlie Sifford to be buried in Charlotte

    Charlie Sifford, who made his mark on golfing history by desegregating the PGA, will be buried in his home town of Charlotte, NC on Friday, February 13, 2015. Sifford, who lived to be 92 years old, passed away on February 3, 2015, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where he was being cared for by his family.


  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Palladium-Item 

    Aaron LaFollette

    He died unexpectedly at CMC Main Hospital in Charlotte, NC where he relocated about a year ago to be with family.


  • Monday Feb 9 | via Palladium-Item 

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    Aaron Corey LaFollette, 31, was born October 27,1983 in Richmond, IN. He died unexpectedly at CMC Main Hospital in Charlotte, NC where he relocated Aaron Corey LaFollette Aaron Corey LaFollette, 31, was born October 27,1983 in Richmond, IN.


  • Friday Feb 6 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    John H. 'Jack' Somerville

    John H. "Jack" Somerville, a retired Baltimore attorney who had been a partner in Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 30 at Legacy Heights Senior Living in Charlotte, N.C. "Jack was an absolutely fine human being and a fine lawyer," said Frederick Singley Koontz, a Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP attorney who has known Mr. Somerville for 40 years. "He was just a great guy."


  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via WBTV 

    Charlie Sifford, first black PGA golfer, dies at 92

    Charlie Sifford, a Charlotte native who would become the first African-American to play on the PGA Tour, died Tuesday in Cleveland. He was 92. Born in 1922, Sifford grew up caddying on Charlotte's whites-only golf courses for 60 cents a day.


  • Friday Jan 30 | via WBTV 

    Two Charlotte homeless men die amidst homeless count

    Two Charlotte men believed to be homeless died Thursday in separate incidents that coincidentally occurred during the city's annual homeless count - an event that works to keep fragile homeless people from dying on the streets. One of the men is believed to have died of natural causes under an Interstate 77 overpass in uptown, while the other was killed near a homeless camp, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police report.


  • Friday Jan 30 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Two Charlotte homeless men die amidst homeless count

    Jeremy Mullin talks with volunteers Lisa Higgins and Moira Quinn outside his tent near uptown Charlotte on Friday morning. Two other homeless men died in separate incidents during the first day of the annual homeless count.


  • Thursday Jan 29 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Brew Pub Poets drink beer with tongue firmly in cheek

    This space is usually reserved for beer events in Charlotte; however this week I'd like to encourage you to make the 1 1/2-hour drive to Morganton, where Fonta Flora Brewery will unveil its newly renovated space and release several new bottles of beer. The brewery will sell bottles of Vestige Bloom and Vestige Wither, both of which it classifies as Appalachian Wild Ales.