Excellence in Youth program. ◆ Larry L. Turner (’ 81
BA) of Philadelphia was featured in a special section
of the Philadelphia Business Journal honoring him
as the winner of its 2016 Minority Business Leader
Award. Turner is a partner in the Morgan, Lewis &
Bockius law firm.
obituaries Patricia Miller “Peedee” Hoke
(’ 81), 57, of Glen Allen, Va.; Sept. 15, 2016. Hoke
was a speech therapist in the Halifax and Hanover
county schools. ◆ J. Dana Outten (’ 81 BSPHR),
58, of Roper; June 19, 2016. A pharmacist, Outten
worked for more than 30 years at Womble’s Drug
Store. In 2007, he became co-owner and manager
of Columbia Pharmacy. At UNC, he belonged to Phi
Delta Chi. ◆ Randall Carey Scarborough (’ 81 BA,
’ 85 JD), 62, of Raleigh; Aug. 30, 2016. Scarborough
was a lawyer specializing in real estate law. He was
in the Navy.
1982 updates Debra Lee Foster
(’ 82 JD) of Charlotte has received a 2016 Citizen
Lawyer Award from the N.C. Bar Association. Foster
was recognized for her work in the development of
Call-4-Now, a program in which lawyers commit to
offering free counsel over the phone once a month.
Foster is a partner in Foster Royal and a fellow in
the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
◆ James Brandt Hummel (’ 82 ABJO) of Barrington,
R.I., has been named moderator for the political
affairs program A Lively Experiment on WSBE Rhode
Island PBS. The show focuses on Rhode Island
politics and stories. Hummel, executive director and
senior investigator of The Hummel Report, was a
member of the GAA Board of Directors when he was
editor of The Daily Tar Heel (1981–82). He also is a
former leader of the Rhode Island Carolina Club. ◆
J. Matthew Martin (’ 82 BA, ’ 85 JD) of Asheville has
been appointed an administrative law judge in the
Social Security Administration. Martin, an adjunct
professor of law at Elon University, is a former
associate judge for the Cherokee Court (2002–13).
obituaries Patrick Williams Casey (’ 82),
56, of Davidson; Aug. 13, 2016. Casey worked
for several years as an accountant. Previously, he
worked in the restaurant industry, as head cook
and shift manager at Spanky’s in Chapel Hill. At
UNC, he belonged to Pi Lambda Phi. ◆ David Hicks
Garrett III (’ 82), 56, of Durham; Sept. 26, 2016.
Garrett was a hair stylist for more than 20 years.
At UNC, he belonged to Delta Sigma Pi. ◆ Mary
Camp Hoch (’ 82 BA), 56, of Bronxville, N. Y.; Aug.
3, 2016. Hoch retired from Morgan Stanley after a
career in corporate finance and investment banking.
Previously, she worked for Kidder Peabody and
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. At UNC, she was a
Morehead Scholar and co-founded the Loreleis. She
belonged to club crew, Campus Y officers and Kappa
Kappa Gamma. ◆ David Perry Thompson (’ 82
ABJO), 55, of Carrboro; Aug. 18, 2016. Thompson
was a staff writer at The Chapel Hill Weekly and for
the Faculty Governance Office at UNC.
1983 updates Dane R. Huffman
(’ 83 ABJO) of Raleigh has been named managing
editor of the Triangle Business Journal. Previously,
Huffman worked with WNCN-TV and WRAL-
TV. ◆ Kevin Garfield Lewis Ricks (’ 83 BA) of
Petersburg, Va., has edited and written a preface to
Transformation in Black and White by Dustin Frisbee
and Lonzo Stanley, the story of how a black Muslim
and a white Christian helped each other come into
their own while serving time in prison. Frisbee was a
student of Ricks at the Federal Correctional Center,
Petersburg, where Ricks is a teacher.
obituary Cheryl “Yvette” Ransom King (’ 83
BA), 59, of Salisbury; Aug. 24, 2016. A career
educator, King worked as an English and special
education teacher in the Rowan-Salisbury school
system. She was in the Navy. At UNC, she belonged
to Delta Sigma Theta.
1984 obituary Dr. Leslie Mosell Sims
(’ 84 MSPH), 56, of Detroit; April 21, 2016. Sims
was an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon.
She owned her own practice, the Sims Center Las
Vegas for Eyelid and Facial Aesthetics.
1985 updates Lisa Langley Fey
(’ 85 BA) of Atlanta has been inducted into the
National Speakers Association as president of its
Georgia chapter. Fey was named the 2016 National
Member of the Summer by Over 40 Females, a live
and online networking organization, for her public
speaking, business consulting, sales training and
applied improvisation. Fey, a motivational speaker,
is president of Atta Girl. ◆ Laurette Renee Wright
(’ 85, ’ 84 MPH) of Durham has been named
safety management consultant for the MEMIC
Group, specialists in workers’ compensation
insurance. Wright’s experience includes positions in
occupational safety at ArjoHuntleigh, Austin Quality
Foods and Wausau Insurance Cos.
obituaries Mark Philip Gustafson (’ 85
BA), 53, of Apex; Aug. 28, 2016. Gustafson was
a ballroom dance instructor in Baltimore and
Washington, D.C. He was an Eagle Scout and a
National Merit Scholar. At UNC, he belonged to the
Order of the Old Well and the Wesley Foundation.
◆ David Edward Sawyer III (’ 85 BSIR), 52, of
Wildwood, Mo.; May 18, 2016. Sawyer worked as
regional human resources manager for Office Max.
At UNC, he belonged to Alpha Kappa Psi.
1986 updates James Fredrik Hopf
(’ 86 JD) of Greenville has been named chief of
staff for East Carolina University. Hopf is a lawyer
in private practice. ◆ Clavis Alan Smith (’ 86 BA) of
Glen Allen, Va., has been named regional manager
of Virginia for Southern Trust Mortgage.
obituaries William S. Bost III (’ 86 BA, ’89
JD), 52, of Raleigh; Sept. 4, 2016. Bost was a
lawyer in private practice for more than 10 years.
He was legal counsel to the N.C. Association of
Mortgage Professionals and worked with the N.C.
General Assembly on banking, mortgage and
affordable housing problems. He was on the board
and worked as legal counsel for CASA Affordable
Housing. At UNC, he was a Morehead Scholar and
belonged to Pi Kappa Alpha, Order of the Coif and
Law Review. ◆ John Durward Caston (’ 86 BSBA),
52, of Charlotte; Aug. 3, 2016. Caston was a
programmer and analyst for Duke Energy. He was an
Eagle Scout. ◆ Robert Brenner Frincke Jr. (’ 86, ’ 85
MRP), 64, of Orlando, Fla.; Aug. 25, 2016. Frincke
was vice president of the Orlando Neighborhood
Improvement Corp. for 31 years.
1987 updates Valerie Gayle
Campbell (’ 87 JD, ’ 87 MRP) of New York has been
promoted to counsel at Kramer Levin Naftalis &
Frankel. Campbell has worked as general counsel
to the New York City Landmarks Preservation
Commission and deputy counsel to the New
York City Department of Parks and Recreation. ◆
Jeffrey Michael Chilton (’ 87 BA) of Mooresville
has been appointed CEO of Soft-Tex International,
a manufacturer and distributor of specialty sleep
products. Chilton, who has been serving as
president of sales and marketing, joined Soft-Tex
in 2011. ◆ P. Kimberleigh Jordan (’ 87 BA) of New
York has been named an associate professor in
the practice of religion and the arts and director
of Craig Chapel at the Theological School of Drew
University. Jordan is an ordained clergywoman in the
United Church of Christ and continues to serve on
the faculty of the Alvin Ailey School, teaching dance
history. ◆ Rhonda P. Joyce (’ 87 BA) of Whitsett has
been named executive vice president and regional
president for American National Bank & Trust Co. in
Greensboro. Joyce has been serving as senior vice
president and market president for the multistate
bank holding company.
1988 updates Carolyn Hof Carpenter
(’ 88 ABJO) of Austin, Texas, has been elected to a
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America’s Classic Award
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