2007. Limbert retired as an executive recruiter
for businesses. In the Vietnam War, he was a
translator in the Navy.
’ 66 ■ obituaries
Charles Barry Ferguson (’ 66
MBA), 66, of Atlanta; Dec. 8, 2006. Ferguson
retired as vice president of a trust and investment bank. Earlier, he was an analyst with the
Duke Endowment. He served in the Army.
Thomas Grady Pinkerton (’ 66), 62, of
Charlotte; Dec. 15, 2006. Pinkerton was an
architect for more than 40 years. Among his
North Carolina projects were Sliding Rock
Park in Brevard and the Unitarian Universalist
Church in Asheville. William Dudley
Scoggins (’ 66), 68, of Raleigh; Dec. 26, 2006.
Scoggins worked in commercial real estate.
Earlier in his career, he was a sales representative for 3M.
’ 67 Alan Banov (’ 67 AB) of Kensington, Md., has been re-elected
to the Montgomery County
Democratic Central Committee and elected its
vice chairman. John Prentice Barker (’ 67
AB) of Lumberton, the former CEO of Triangle Ice, has received the Order of the Long
Leaf Pine. In addition to his service to charitable organizations in Robeson County, Barker
helped raise $4.7 million for the patient bed
tower at the Southeastern Regional Medical
Center and $1.6 million for the hospital’s heart
center. Robert Louis Fiore (’ 67 PhD) of
Tucson, Ariz., a professor in the department of
Spanish and Portuguese at the University of
Arizona, has been awarded the Civil Order of
Alfonso X el Sabio, an honor presented by the
government of Spain for distinguished careers
in research, science, the arts and education.
J. Joseph Hackney (’ 67 AB, ’ 70 JD) of
Chapel Hill, speaker of the N.C. House of
Representatives, has received the Duke Energy
Citizenship and Service Award from the
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce. Hackney co-chairs the National Caucus
of Environmental Legislators and the Task
Force on Immigration and the States.
Edward Howell Wilson Jr. (’ 67 ABED, ’ 69
MED) of Goldsboro, president of Wayne
Community College, has received the Cornerstone Award from the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. Wilson has been at Wayne
Community College since becoming its educational development officer in 1973.
Thomas Allen Boyle Jr. (’ 67 PhD), 84, of
Conway, S.C.; Dec. 26, 2006. Boyle was professor emeritus of engineering at Purdue University. Following retirement, he taught at several
schools in the Conway area. He took part in
the DuPont Year in Industry program for engineering professors.
’ 68 Dr. Jerry Lewis Butler (’ 68
BSMAT, ’ 72 DDS) of Boone is
the club leader for the newly
formed Watauga County Carolina Club.
Shirley Wright Kennedy (’ 68 ABED) of St.
Augustine, Fla., has been promoted to vice
president for academic affairs at St. Johns
River Community College in Palatka, Fla.
J. Harry Weatherly Jr. (’ 68 BSBA) of Charlotte, longtime director of finance for Mecklenburg County, has retired. The Mecklenburg
County Board of Commissioners has
inducted Weatherly into the Order of the
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Dr. Alston Jones “Jay” McCaslin V (’ 68
DDS), 67, of Savannah, Ga.; Nov. 24, 2006.
McCaslin was a longtime dentist in Savannah,
specializing in pediatric dentistry. He was president of the American College of Dentists,
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and
the Georgia Dental Association. Among his
honors at UNC, he was named a Pfeiffer Fellow and elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon
National Dental Honor Society.
’ 69 Mary Wayne Watson (’ 69
ABED, ’ 72 MAT) of Knightdale
has been appointed chair of the
Knightdale branch of the State Employees
Paulette Goforth Butler (’ 69), 59, of
Raleigh; Feb. 8, 2007. Butler was a certified
radiology technician. Catherine Sause
Eastwood (’ 69 MPH), 87, of Ponce Inlet, Fla.;
Dec. 15, 2006. Eastwood retired as director of
nursing for the Marion County, Fla., health
department. Hugh-Bert Ehrhard (’ 69
MPH, ’ 71 DRPH), 86, of Modesto, Calif.;
Aug. 23, 2006. Ehrhard retired as the owner of
a videotaping service. He worked for the state
of California as a microbiologist. Clarence
Pope Huggins Jr. (’ 69 MA), 69, of Pawley’s
Island, S.C.; Jan. 9, 2007. Huggins retired as a
professor of English, film and video production at Francis Marion University in 2006. He
served in the Army as an intelligence officer.
Barbara Beth McClure (’ 69, ’ 70 AB), 59,
of Columbia, S.C.; Dec. 11, 2006. McClure
had a 31-year career with the S.C. Department
of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, serving as
director of the office of recreation, planning
and engineering. She won awards from the
National Park Service, the S.C. American Planning Association and the S.C. Wildlife Federation Association, which named her Water Conservationist of the Year. At UNC, she served on
the student legislature and was an officer of
William C. Sargent III (’ 70 JD), 62, of
Raleigh; Feb. 3, 2007. Sargent was a lawyer.
Thornton Sanders Woodall Jr. (’ 70), 58, of
Big Canoe, Ga.; Dec. 10, 2006. Woodall was a
district sales manager for E. Sam Jones. In the
Vietnam War, he was in the Army. At UNC,
he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
’ 71 Richard Dale Boner (’ 71 ABJO,
’ 75 JD) of Charlotte has been re-elected a resident Superior Court
judge. Daryl Jay Faulkner (’ 71 BSIR) of
Gaithersburg, Md., has been named president
and CEO of Digene Corp., serving on the
company’s board of directors. Digene develops,
manufactures and markets proprietary DNA
and RNA testing systems for screening, monitoring and diagnosing human diseases.
Edward Smoot Finley Jr. (’ 71 AB, ’ 74 JD)
of Raleigh, a partner in the law firm Hunton
& Williams, has been appointed to the N.C.
Utilities Commission. Frank Adolphus
Jennings III (’ 71 AB) of Elizabeth City has
been elected chairman of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Board of Education.
Christy King Mack (’ 71 AB) of Rye, N. Y.,
co-founder and president of The Bravewell
Collaborative, a foundation dedicated to transforming the culture and delivery of health
care, will chair the national board of advisers
for Duke Integrative Medicine. A new $11
million building at Duke dedicated to the
practice of integrative medicine was funded by
the Christy and John Mack Foundation.
Frederick H. “Ferdie” Wandelt III (’ 71
AB) of Watertown, Conn., was granted a sabbatical for the 2006-07 academic year by The
Taft School to work for American Secondary
Schools for International Students and Teachers. When Wandelt returns to Taft, he will serve
as assistant to the headmaster for alumni
Rebecca Riggan Bevacqua (’ 71 ABED, ’ 76
JD), 56, of Moultrie, Ga.; Jan. 20, 2007. Bevacqua taught English in Moultrie for 16 years.
Earlier in her career, she was an assistant attorney general for the N.C. Department of Jus-