’ 62 ■ obituaries
Mary Pfaff Allen (’ 62 CDH), 66, of Reidsville; Dec. 10, 2008. Allen was a dental hygienist for
more than 35 years. Horace Gales Herndon
Edwards Jr. (’ 62), 69, of Raleigh; Oct. 17, 2008.
Edwards had worked at Rex Hospital since 1994.
Earlier, he was a plumbing and heating contractor.
He was active in his church. Dr. Arthur Simonton
Lynn Jr. (’ 62 MD), 72, of Granite Falls; Nov. 5, 2008.
Lynn practiced internal medicine in Catawba County,
including at Catawba Valley Medical Center, where
he was chairman of the department of medicine and
chief of staff. He also was a senior partner with
Catawba Valley Internal Medicine and had been president of the N.C. Medical Association. After medical
school, he served in the Air Force. James Norwood
Settle (’ 62 PhD), 79, of Greenville, S.C.; Nov. 14,
2008. Settle retired as dean of humanities and the
arts at Hunter College of the City University of New
York. He also had been involved with the American
Council of Learned Societies.
’ 63 Jamie Monk Freeland (’ 63 AB) of Hillsborough has joined the board of the Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and
Orange County. Freeland is retired from a 31-year
teaching career. S. Jackson Hill (’ 63 AB, ’ 66 MA,
’ 70 PhD) of Lewisburg, Pa., in November attended the
London premiere of his musical composition
Remembered Love by the King’s Singers in Cadogan Hall.
The work has been released on the Signum Classics
label. John Neal Morris (’ 63, ’ 64 AB) of Chapel Hill
has retired as director of the N.C. Division of Water
Resources. Morris was awarded the Order of the Long
Leaf Pine, the state’s highest civilian honor; the Commander’s Award for Public Service by the Army Corps
of Engineers; and the Lifetime Achievement Award by
the N.C. Shore and Beach Preservation Association.
Robert Lee Rearden Jr. (’ 63 BSBA, ’ 64 MBA) of Atlanta
has been appointed to the board of the Transylvania
Regional Hospital Foundation. He is chairman and
CEO of Kestrel Communications LLC, a sports entertainment production company he founded. Rearden
is a past member of the GAA Board of Directors
(1989-92) and was its second vice chair (1994-95).
Melvyn Michael Fox (’ 63 AB), 67, of Charlotte; Nov. 28,
2008. Fox was associated with Gurney Industries of
Gastonia and Winton Diamonds in Charlotte. He was
a member of the American Contract Bridge League,
where he became a life member in bridge. At UNC, he
belonged to Pi Lambda Phi. Hughes Bayne Hoyle III
(’ 63, ’ 62 BSMAT; ’ 63 MA; ’ 67 PhD), 67, of Charleston,
S.C.; Nov. 24, 2008. Hoyle was a retired professor of
math and computer science at The Citadel. Earlier, he
taught at UNC-Greensboro. He was founder of Hoyle
and Hoyle Software, which created computer adventure
games and database systems. At UNC, he belonged
to Pi Mu Epsilon. Susan Keel Lamar (’ 63 ABEd),
66, of Rocky Mount; Nov. 30, 2008. Lamar, an educator with the Nash-Rocky Mount school system, was
named district Teacher of the Year and was state
director of the N.C. Association for Gifted and Talented.
In fall 2008, she coordinated the Paws for a Cause
walk and animal parade, raising more than $100,000
for UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
where she served on the board. At UNC, she was a
member of Pi Beta Phi. Elizabeth Ann Prendergast
(’ 63 MPH), 81, of Chevy Chase, Md.; Oct. 29, 2008.
Prendergast retired in 2000 after many years as
chief nutritionist of the maternal and child health
bureau in Maryland’s Health Resource Service
Administration of the Department of Health and
Human Services. Grant Walton Wheeler (’ 63 AB),
67, of Ocean Ridge, Fla.; Nov. 12, 2008. Wheeler was
a financial analyst. He was founding principal of Stock
Market Index Inc. and was portfolio manager and
senior adviser for Duquesne Capital Investments. At
UNC, he belonged to Golden Fleece, Gorgon’s Head
Lodge, Order of the Grail and Delta Kappa Epsilon.
’ 64 James Baxter Hunt Jr. (’ 64 LLBJD) of
Lucama, former governor of North Carolina, has received the Friday Medal
from N.C. State University’s College of Education for
his lifetime dedication to improving education. At the
presentation, Hunt spoke on the future of education
under President Barack
Obama. After leaving 45th Class of ’64: office in 2001, Hunt May 8–10, 2009
joined Womble Carlyle
Sandridge & Rice and the Institute for Emerging
Issues. Stephen Trimble Lindell (’ 64 AB) of Savannah, Ga., has been appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission in Chatham County, Ga. John
Burchfield McMillan (’ 64 AB, ’ 67 JD) of Raleigh has
been installed as president of the N.C. State Bar.
McMillan, a partner with Manning, Fulton & Skinner PA,
has served on the GAA Board of Directors (2006-07).
Anton George Borowsky (’ 64 MA), 79, of Statesboro,
Ga.; June 22, 2008. Borowsky taught English at