71, of Raleigh; Jan. 14, 2007. Mackie was a
lawyer in private practice in Wake County. He
was the first president of the Young Lawyers
section of the Wake County Bar Association.
He served in the Marine Corps in Japan and
Lebanon. At UNC, he belonged to Pi Kappa
Alpha and Naval ROTC and was a member of
the track and baseball teams. In law school, he
was a member of Order of the Coif, on the
Law Review and president of his second-year
class. Dr. Wilbur G. McFarland Jr. (’ 50),
81, of Burlington; Feb. 4, 2007. McFarland
retired after almost 40 years as a Burlington
dentist. He was a past president of the
Alamance-Caswell Dental Society. He was an
officer in the Alamance Amateur Radio Club
and was a DXCC Honor Roll member.
During the 1960s, he used his ham radio skills
to connect missionaries serving abroad with
relatives in the U.S. He was in the Army Air
Corps in WWII. Woodford R. Middleton
Jr. (’ 55 BSBA), 78, of Winston-Salem; Jan. 22,
2007. Middleton was an accountant for N.C.
State University. Earlier, he was a bank executive. He was president of Civitan Club in both
Winston-Salem and Raleigh. He served in the
Navy and, at UNC, was a member of Phi
Kappa Sigma. Dr. Robert Raymond
Morrison Jr. (’ 50), 80, of Cary; Jan. 13, 2007.
Morrison was a dentist in Raleigh for many
years. Among his volunteer activities, he pro-
vided dental care at the Methodist Orphanage
in Raleigh. In WWII, he served in the Army.
At UNC, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and
was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. Darrell
Kirkpatrick Moser (’ 59), 70, of Graham; Jan.
12, 2007. Moser owned a real estate rental
company. Earlier in his career, he taught school
and was a football coach. For more than 20
years, he was president of the Providence
Memorial Association. He also was a Little
League coach and served on several city commissions. Thomas Franklin Norman
(’ 53, ’ 55 BSBA), 76, Waynesville; Dec. 1, 2006.
Norman retired as a credit representative with
General Motors Acceptance Corp. At UNC,
he was a member of Delta Sigma Pi, Kappa
Sigma and the track team. He served in the
Navy. Faye Smith Peck (’ 58 AB), 70, of
Moorestown, N. J.; Jan. 4, 2007. Peck was an
analyst with Merrill Lynch in Manhattan early
in her career. She was active in local politics,
serving as a Republican committee woman
for many years. Also, she was chairman of the
Philadelphia Antiques Show. Katharine
Thompson Perry (’ 52 BSMTC), 75, of Pine
Knoll Shores; Jan. 10, 2007. Perry, who lived
much of her life in Chapel Hill, retired as
chemistry lab supervisor for N.C. Memorial
Hospital. Claude Piantadosi (’ 56 PhD),
86, of Fuquay-Varina; Jan. 26, 2007. Piantadosi
retired from the faculty of UNC’s School of
Pharmacy after almost 40 years of teaching
biochemistry and medicinal chemistry. His
research specialties were anti-cancer agents
and lipid biochemistry, for which he received a
number of grants. In WWII, he served in the
Army Air Corps in North Africa and was a
prisoner of war for two years in Europe.
Heilig Harney Pittard (’ 52 ABED), 76, of
Oxford; June 7, 2006. Pittard was active in a
number of Oxford organizations and, at
UNC, was a member of Chi Omega.
Earmine Lee Poteat Jr. (’ 52 ABED, ’ 59
LLBJD), 75, of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas; Dec.
9, 2006. Poteat was a claim superintendent
with State Farm Insurance for 30 years. Earlier
in his career, he was elected Recorder’s Court
judge of Caswell County and had a private
law practice. He served in the Air Force and
belonged to Alpha Phi Omega at UNC.
M.C. Ratliffe Jr. (’ 55), 74, of Wadesboro;
Feb. 15, 2007. Ratliffe retired as owner of
Jackson Oil Co. He was president of the
Anson County Jaycees and was named its
Young Man of the Year, coached Little League
and was a volunteer with the Boy Scouts. He
was in the Air Force in the Korean War.
James Wright Roberts Jr. (’ 59 MED), 71,
of Pine Hall; Feb. 16, 2007. Roberts retired
from Burlington Industries Inc. in 1998.
Previously, he was a teacher and coach in the
Stokes County and Rockingham County