85, of Somerset, Ky.; March 7, 2007. Shepherd
was a regional medical director for the
Kentucky health department for 30 years. For
many years, he wrote health columns for two
area newspapers. He belonged to the
Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels
and, with his wife, founded a square dance
club. He was an aerial gunnery instructor for
the Army Air Forces in WWII. Morris
Clinton Shirley Sr. (’ 59 BSBA), 69, of
Charlotte; Dec. 21, 2006. Shirley was employed
in transportation sales. He served in the Navy
and, while at UNC, was a member of Delta
Sigma Pi and NROTC. Floyd Byrd Stout
(’ 50 BSCOM), 81, of Tulsa, Okla.; May 26,
2007. Stout retired as a manager of systems
operations with the Williams Co. He was a
Navy veteran of WWII. Charles Houston
“Hugh” Teague (’ 50 AB), 77, of Bartlesville,
Okla.; June 15, 2007. Teague retired from
Phillips Petroleum Co. as licensing director for
energy and refining technology. He served in
the Air Force and, at UNC, belonged to Alpha
Chi Sigma and Sigma Xi. Joseph Daniel
Thomas (’ 57), 77, of Summerfield; Nov. 16,
2006. Thomas retired from Duke Power,
where he was supervisor of administration.
Lois Burr Thompson (’ 57 ABED), 72, of
Blowing Rock; March 14, 2007. Thompson
retired from the marketing profession.
Frank Marion Utley (’ 52), 77, of Front
Royal, Va.; April 28, 2007. Utley was a retired
banker and accountant. He served in the U.S.
Air Force. John Haring Voorhees Jr.
(’ 50), 84, of Santa Cruz, Calif.; May 30, 2007.
Voorhees lived in Raleigh for many years and
was assistant planning director for the city.
Following retirement, he became a real estate
developer in the Raleigh area. He was a founder
of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays –
Raleigh and helped initiate the N.C. Human
Rights Fund to provide needy people with
legal defense. He was a veteran of WWII.
Doris Hanner Waugh (’ 56 MSL), 79, of High
Point; June 9, 2007. Waugh was a public school
librarian in Black Mountain, Burlington and
Greensboro. She was a member of her church
choir and was a Girl Scout leader. William
Clarence Webb (’ 50), 83, of Fuquay-Varina;
June 16, 2007. Webb retired as owner of Webb
Hardware in Raleigh. He was a Marine in
WWII and, at UNC, was on the track and
field team. Paul Adams Whitehurst (’ 57
BSPHR), 72, of Murfreesboro; May 3, 2007.
Whitehurst retired as proprietor of College
Pharmacy in Murfreesboro. He was active in
the Masonic Lodge and was a ham radio operator. He belonged to Kappa Psi at UNC.
David Earl Whitfield (’ 56), 77, of Raleigh;
March 1, 2007. Whitfield was a manager for an
automobile dealership. In the Korean War, he
served with the military police in the Army.
Graham Hilliard Wood (’ 57), 81, of Atlanta;
June 21, 2006.
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Dr. Donald Clayton Griffin
(’ 60 DDS), 77, of Kernersville; June 12, 2007.
Griffin retired from his dentistry practice in
Kernersville. He was president of the local Lions
Club and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Lucius Herman Harvin III (’ 60, ’ 61 AB),
68, of Henderson; May 30, 2007. Harvin, a
lawyer, was chairman of Rose’s Stores. He also
served as president of the International Mass
Retailers Association. In 1992, he was inducted
into the Discount Hall of Fame. He served on
Henderson City Council and UNC’s Morehead committee of Vance County. At UNC, he
was a member of Phi Delta Theta. Bobby
Gene “Diz” Owens (’ 60 MED, ’ 76
CGRED), 77, of Albemarle; June 18, 2007.
Owens retired from the Albemarle School System as a teacher, coach and principal. In the
Korean War, he was in the Air Force.
Bobby Steve Wood (’ 60 BSBA), 69, of Siler
City; June 11, 2007. Wood ran his own CPA
firm for more than 20 years. He was past president of the Siler City Chamber of Commerce.
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William E. Browning (’ 61
BSMAT), 65, of Murphy; Sept. 13, 2006.
Browning worked as a systems analyst and programmer in the Atlanta area for 30 years. He
owned Browning Associates, a consulting firm.
Bobby Earl Helms (’ 61 AB), 67, of Gastonia; May 12, 2007. Helms retired as an executive vice president from Belk Stores Services
Inc., following a 40-year career. In retirement,
he sold real estate. He was on the boards of the
Salvation Army and the Boys & Girls Clubs.
J. Ronald Shumate (’ 61 ABJO), 68, of
Alexandria,Va.; June 6, 2007. Shumate retired
from the Association of American Railroads as
public relations officer. Previously, he was business editor of the Roanoke,Va., World-News.
He served in the Army in the Vietnam War. At
UNC, he had editor positions on The Daily Tar
Heel, including managing editor and editor of
the summer edition.
’ 62 T. Cary McSwain (’ 62, ’ 70 AB)
of Carthage has been named
Moore County manager.
R.B. Campbell (’ 62 BSBA), 66, of Staunton,
Va.;April 21, 2007. Campbell retired as senior
vice president of a brokerage firm. He was past
president of the Rotary Club and a Paul
Harris Fellow. He was an Eagle Scout and, at
UNC, a member of Alpha Tau Omega.
James Douglas Daniels (’ 62 MA, ’ 68 PhD),
71, of Blythewood, S.C.; June 10, 2007. Daniels
was president and professor of history at Coker
College in Hartsville, S.C., retiring in 2002,
following more than 20 years of service. When
he retired, he was awarded the Order of the
Palmetto. Previously, he was dean of the
School of Arts and Sciences and history professor at Valdosta State College in Georgia. He
was president of the Greater Hartsville
Chamber of Commerce and a member of the
Deep South Basketball Officials Association,
refereeing high school and junior college
games. He served in the Army. Basil Wasyl
Pshyk (’ 62 MPH), 88, of Durham;April 23,
2007. Pshyk was a veterinarian at an animal
hospital in Chapel Hill for 40 years. He and his
brother established an emergency medical aid
fund for people in their native country of
Ukraine. Burwell Temple Jr. (’ 62
BSPHR), 71, of Cedar Point; May 27, 2007.
Temple was owner and operator of the Temple
Drug Co. in Kinston, then was a pharmacist in
a number of drug stores in the area. He served
in the Air Force and, at UNC, belonged to
Kappa Psi. John Darby Wood (’ 62 AB, ’ 65
LLB), 66, of Goldsboro; Jan. 13, 2007. Wood
practiced law in Goldsboro for more than 40
years. Among his many civic involvements
were president of the county economic development commission and chairman of the
board of the county Red Cross. At UNC, he
belonged to Phi Gamma Delta, Gorgons Head
Lodge and Phi Delta Phi.
May 9– 11, 2008
Class of ’ 63
’ 63 Linda Anderson Bruton (’ 63
MAT) of Hendersonville has
donated a Steinway grand piano
to the Francis Marion University Foundation
to be placed in McNair Auditorium. Bruton
donated the instrument, purchased in 1952, to
enhance music learning and concerts in the
area where she grew up.
Bobby Leon Kirkendall (’ 63 BSBA), 66, of
Lexington; April 28, 2007. Kirkendall retired as
personnel manager of PPG Industries. He was
on the board of the Pastor’s Pantry and served
in the National Guard. Dr. J. Meyers
Powell Jr. (’ 63 AB, ’ 68 MD), 66, of Charlotte;
June 3, 2007. Powell was a psychiatrist in private practice in Charlotte for more than 20
years. He had a position with Catawba Valley
Behavioral Health Center and, before that, at a