the football team. He was governor of his district of
the Lions Club and was state chairman of its district
governors. Nancy Boyd Taylor (’ 65 MSN), 83, of
Chapel Hill; Dec. 30, 2008. Taylor retired as chief of
nursing for the Veterans Administration in Salem,
Va., and retired to Chapel Hill in 1991. Previously,
she was on the faculty of the UNC School of Nursing.
At UNC, she belonged to Sigma Theta Tau.
’ 66 William Charles “Bud” Cohoon Jr. (’ 66
AB) of Raleigh has been named executive director of Triangle North, a network of tax-advantaged business and industrial
parks in Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren
counties. Howard Nathaniel Lee (’ 66 MSW) of
Chapel Hill, former chairman of the N.C. State Board
of Education, spoke at Fayetteville State University as
part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker
Series. Richard Byron Lupton (’ 66 AB, ’ 70 MA) of
Westerville, Ohio, has published an article, “Hyde
County Public Buildings and the Public Sector Infrastructure: 1930-87,” in the fall 2008 issue of High
Andrew John Augustine (’ 66 BSBA, ’ 73 MBA), 65, of
Fayetteville; Feb. 2, 2009. Augustine was branch
manager of Stifel Nicolaus in Fayetteville and previously had been manager for Wachovia Securities.
In his career, he was controller for Xerox Corp. and
Sunoco Products Co. He served four years in the Air
Force before acquiring his MBA. At UNC, he
belonged to AFROTC and Kappa Alpha Order.
James Merrick Balivet (’ 66), 64, of Danville, Vt.; Jan.
18, 2009. At UNC, he was a member of the Glee
Club. Anne Cheshire DeLaVergne (’ 66 AB), 64,
of Columbia, Md.; Jan. 21, 2009. DeLaVergne ran a
tiling and mosaics business. Many homes in
Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina contain tiles
and mosaics created by her. At UNC, she was a
member of Delta Delta Delta. Margaret Gregory
Hunt (’ 66 ABEd), 64, of San Diego; Dec. 16, 2008.
Early in her career, Hunt was a teacher in Virginia
Beach. While living in San Diego, she was co-founder
of an organization that teaches children to accept
other children with disabilities. In addition, she was a
Bible study teacher and a volunteer with the Navy
Relief Program. At UNC, she belonged to Chi Omega.
William Forrest Kendall (’ 66 MSPH, ’ 73 PhD), 72,
of Fayetteville; Jan. 12, 2009. Kendall was board certified in health, therapeutic and diagnostic physics.
He served in the Army Medical Service Corps for 21
years at various government medical centers. He
also was an ambulance commander for the Army in
Germany. After leaving the military, he worked in a
number of hospitals, most recently the Cape Fear
Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
’ 67 Franklin Edward Freeman Jr. (’ 67 AB,
’ 70 JD) of Raleigh has retired as legislative liaison after four decades of public
service in North Carolina. In his career, Freeman
served as an elected district attorney, director of the
administrative office of the courts, secretary of correction, chief of staff for the governor and N.C.
Supreme Court justice. Barbara Potts Semonche
(’ 67 MEd, ’ 76 MSLS) of Durham has retired as director of the Park Library in the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication after heading the
library for 19 years. Semonche served on the GAA
Board of Directors in the ’80s representing library
science alumni. Coy Orville Williard Jr. (’ 67 BSBA)
of High Point served as campaign chairman 2008 for
the High Point United Way and fulfilled his promise to
parade up Main Street in an N.C. State University
cheerleader’s outfit if the campaign raised more
money than the previous year. Williard is president of
Williard-Stewart Inc., a painting and paper-hanging
business. Robert Maynard Young (’ 67 BSMAT) of
Leominster, Mass., has published Walking to
Wachusett, in which he describes his re-enactment
and the history behind Thoreau’s 1842 journey, on
foot, from Concord to Mount Wachusett in Princeton,
Mass. Young is a manager at Boston Centerless Inc.,
a supplier of precision ground bar materials.
Kenneth Lawrence Beard (’ 67 MAT), 73, of Lenoir;
Jan. 2, 2009. Beard was a lifelong educator. At one
time, he taught science for the Caldwell County
schools. Charles Freeman Longino Jr. (’ 67, ’ 68
PhD), 70, of Pfafftown; Dec. 25, 2008. Longino specialized in the study of aging and retirement migration. He was the Washington M. Wingate Professor of
sociology at Wake Forest University, director of the
Reynolda Gerontology Program and a professor of
public health sciences. President of the
Gerontological Society of America and the
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, he
also was editor of the Journal of Gerontology. He
taught at other Southern universities, including UNC.
He was an Eagle Scout. A master judge with the
Kansas City Barbeque Society, he traveled throughout the central East Coast judging barbecue contests.
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