Raleigh Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Rose G. Amanna

    Former longtime Orange County resident Rose G. Amanna, 87, died April 20, 2015, at her current home in Raleigh, NC.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Anita Louise May

    Our mother, Anita Louise May, of Ashland, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 19, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born in Hinckley, on September 16, 1931, Mom was a loving and faithful wife of almost 64 years to Robert D. May, who survives.


  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Georgetown Times 

    Obituaries April 22, 2014

    Richard Nathan McElveen, 80 of Georgetown, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Prince George Health Care. He was born March 18, 1935 in Rock Hill, son of the late Roland T. and Mary Watts McElveen and predeceased by his brother, Bill McElveen, sister, Betty Callicutt, and his daughter, Janet Lee.


  • Friday Apr 17 | via WBTV 


    A North Carolina state government electrician who died this week after a job-related accident is being remembered by his family and friends. State officials say Rue was setting up an aerial lift Monday morning outside the state archives building in downtown Raleigh when the lift toppled upon him.


  • Thursday Apr 16 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Dorothy Holpp

    Graveside services for Dorothy Holpp, 82, of Brevard, N.C., will be held at noon Saturday, April 18, at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville. Interment will follow in the cemetery.


  • Thursday Apr 16 | via Dayton Daily News 

    COATNEY, Dorothy

    News Death Notice COATNEY, Dorothy 86, of Daytona Beach, Florida, passed away from cancer April 10, 2015 at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC. Dot was born 2/16/29 in Virginia and lived most of her life in Dayton, Ohio.


  • Thursday Apr 16 | via The Lakeland Ledger 


    HOMER JULIAN, 84 LAKELAND - Homer Julian, age 84, died of congestive heart failure on 4/12/2015, in Lakeland, Florida. He is survived by his daughters Dora Alexander of Raleigh, North Carolina, Donna Brigman of Lakeland, Florida, and Dusti Hendrix of Lakeland, Florida.


  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Daily Herald 

    Randall L. Murray

    His Family He was born Aug. 23, 1957, in Lima to Daniel Patrick and Rosie Murray. His mother survives in Delphos.


  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via WBTV 


    The North Carolina government employee whom state officials say was injured when equipment fell on him outside the state archives building in downtown Raleigh has died. The Department of Administration said Wednesday that 63-year-old Robert "Hal" Rue of Willow Springs died Tuesday evening at WakeMed hospital in Raleigh.


  • Monday Apr 13 | via NOLA.com 

    Michael Guillot, De La Salle High's former president...

    Michael Guillot, a longtime Catholic educator and former president of De La Salle High School in New Orleans, died Sunday at his home in New Orleans. The cause was melanoma, said his son, Ted.


  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Tarrytown Daily Voice 

    John Stein, 58, Of Irvington, New York Medical Colle...

    Survivors include his father, Jack, of Raleigh, N.C.; his wife, Barbara; three children, Lee, Amy, and Evan; one brother, Richard of New Hyde Park; and one sister, Linda Young of St. Louis. there will be a memorial service at 4 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Nevins Auditorium at the New York Medical College, 40 Sunshine Cottage Road, Valhalla.


  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via WBAY-TV Green Bay 

    Actor who played a Dukes of Hazzarda sheriff dies at...

    A former state lawmaker accused of raping his wife in a nursing home is forcing an Iowa court to confront a little-discussed question of agi RALEIGH, N.C. - The prolific actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard" has died. James Best was 88. His wife, Dorothy Best, said Tuesday that Best died Monday night in hospice care in Hickory from complications of pneumonia.


  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via CBS Local 

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  • Monday Apr 6 | via Star-Telegram.com 

    Gardner Taylor, preacher and civil rights figure, di...

    A pastor regarded as the dean of American preaching who played a key role in the civil rights movement has died. The Progressive National Baptist Convention says the Rev.


  • Saturday Apr 4 | via The Republic 

    George Melvin Blair Jr., Nashville

    Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bergevin Blair; two sons, George Alexander Blair of Buffalo, New York, and Paul Blair of North Syracuse, New York; a daughter, Sarah Blair-Lamb of Raleigh, North Carolina; a sister, Barbara Goodwin of Port Byron, Illinois; and eight grandchildren. Funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville, with Father Dan Conley officiating.


  • Thursday Apr 2 | via Free Williamsburg 

    Diarrhea Planet adds a show at Baby's All Right April 5

    Sometimes I think the glory days of rock-n-roll are gone. That sweat and smashed guitars have been replaced with glittery DJ stands and velvet ropes.


  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via Morning Journal 

    Carla Lewis

    Carla Sue Lewis, 63, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Cleveland Clinic with her loving family by her side. She was preceded in death by her father, Vernon H. Isaacs; her mother, Eva Agnes Rohrbaugh and her brother, David K. Isaacs.


  • Mar 26, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Velda Arrington Holder

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late W.R. and Belle Smathers Arrington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Herman Holder, who died in 2009; and infant children, Deborah Ann and Charles Timothy Holder.


  • Mar 25, 2015 | via Philly.com 

    Novella S. Williams, 87, prominent West Philadelphia...

    NOVELLA WILLIAMS had a clear memory of the time when she was a child living in North Carolina and the men in the "funny clothes" came to take her father away. He was wrongly accused of setting a barn on fire, and the family had to flee the outraged townspeople who came to the house.