(' 43 BSPHl:t, ' 49 MS, ' 55 PhD), 79, of Athens, Ga., professor and department head emeritus ofpharmacy care administration at the Uni- versity of Georgia; Sept. 30, 2001. A Navy veteran of WWIl,Jowdy was a professor at UNC's School of Pharmacy for 10 years. After etiring from Georgia in 1985, he served the College of Pharmacy as development coordi- nator. He was elected a fellow of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1975 and was chair of the academy's economic, social and administrative sciences section. He received the 1980 University of Georgia Public Ser- vice Award, the 1994 Alumni Society Faculty Service Award and the Carlton Henderson Award from Mercer College for contributions to the practice of pharmacy in Georgia. At UNC, he was a member of Kappa Psi and Rbo Chi. He also was president of tbe Phar- macy Senate and vice president of the student branch of the N.C. Pharmacy Association. • Lawrence "Shookie" Ervin Neese Jr. (, 43), 79, of Burlington, former president of Neese Shoffuer Furniture Co. and of WBAG Broadcasting Co.; Oct. 25, 2001. A Navy pilot in WWII, Neese was a member of Kappa Sigma and captain of the golf team at UNC. • John Edward O'Steen (, 45, ' 48 AB), 76, of Fairfax,Va., retired churcb organist and choir director; May 16,2001. O'Steen was the Higbtower Professor of music at Wesleyan College (1955-89), a fonner music instructor at Meredith College and a former concert pianist, organ recitalist and soloist with the Atlanta Symphony. An Army veteran of WWIl, he received five Battle Stars. At UNC, he was a member of the Glee Club and was the first recipient of the Kay Kyser Scholar- ship in music. He also was the accompanist for The Cornman Clary by Paul Green ' 21. • Jesse Miller Pike Sr. (' 40 BSPHR), 82, of Concord, founder, president and general man- ager of Pike's Drug Store Inc.; Oct. 5, 2001. Pike, who received mUl1erous state and national awards related to the pharm.acy pro- fession, received the Distinguished Service Award from UNC's School of Pharmacy and had been inducted into the N.c. Pharmacy Hall of Fame. He was a past president of the National Association of Community Pharma- cists and was on the N.C. Board of Pharmacy. A Navy veteran of WWII, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha, Kappa Psi and was a
class officer at UNC. He also received the Beal
Award, given for tlle highest grade received
on the N.C. State Board of Pharmacy exam.
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