Sonny McCurdy

CONCORD – George “Sonny” Robert McCurdy Jr., 64, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

He was born June 29, 1954, in Lakewood, N.J., to the late George and Elizabeth Addison McCurdy.

He was a truck driver for multiple NASCAR and NHRA teams, including Ken Schrader Racing, DEI and KB Racing.

Survivors include his wife, Dana Lyles McCurdy; children, Austin and Ella McCurdy; sister, Darlene Barney and husband, Robert; and brother, James McCurdy and wife, Karen.

Services were held Aug. 20 at Heritage House of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Motor Racing Outreach, Smith Tower Suite 405, 5555 S. Concord Pkwy. S., Concord, NC 28027.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, www.cavin-cook.com

 

Peggy Jane Orbison

MOORESVILLE – Peggy Towell Orbison, 85, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

She was born in Iredell County Dec. 19, 1932, to the late Etta Hobbs Towell and William N. Towell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Derrell Orbison; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, William E. “Petey” Orbison.

Services were held Aug. 19 at Broad Street United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Broad Street United Methodist Church, 315 S. Broad St., Mooresville, NC 28115 or Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, www.cavin-cook.com

 

Bruce Gordon Krum

MOORESVILLE – Bruce Gordon Krum, 76, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Carolinas HealthCare System-University in Charlotte.

He was born Dec. 1, 1941 in Monticello, N.Y., to the late Gordon Sumner Krum and Elizabeth Nesbit Krum.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Ann King Krum; son, Peter Krum and wife, Amy; daughter, Leslie Crane and husband, Mark; sister, Judith Boyer; and three grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, www.cavin-cook.com

 

Michael E. Ellis

CHARLOTTE – Michael E. Ellis died Aug. 9, 2018.

He was born Dec. 20, 1946.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Puckett Ellis; children, Michelle Reed and husband, Phil, Barbie Wines and Melissa Ellis; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 16 at Heritage House of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, www.cavin-cook.com

 

Rena Frances Miller

MOORESVILLE – Rena Frances Linn Miller, 92, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.

She was born July 2, 1926, in Landis to the late Roy Winfield and Mamie Weaver Linn.

She was the owner and operator of One Hour Martinizing Dry Cleaners and worked at Deal Care Inn Nursing Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lee Miller Jr.; and brothers, Owen and Kenneth Linn.

Survivors include her children, Chris Deal and husband, Buddy, Nancy Schenk and husband, Tim, and Leigh Graham and husband, Scott; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 11 at Centenary United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 620 Centenary Church Road, Mount Ulla, NC 28125.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home,www.cavin-cook.com

 

Margaret Ann Garofolo

MOORESVILLE – Margaret “Peggy” Ann Garofolo, 70, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1948, in Canonsburg, Pa., to the late Robert Samuel Watson and Diane Shuba Watson.

She was retired from Huntersville Oaks.

Survivors include her husband A.J. Garofolo; and brothers, James Watson, John Watson and Robert Watson.

Services were held at Shearer Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to Shearer Presbyterian Church, 684 Presbyterian Road, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home,www.cavin-cook.com

 

Janet Gennaro

MOORESVILLE – Janet Catherine Gennaro, 86, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

She was born April 2, 1932, in Gallitzin, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sylvio Gennaro; mother, Rosella Crain; brother, Dail McAleer; and sister, Dorthy Tartaglio.

Survivors include her daughters, Jodie Lyon and husband, Richard, and Julie Crescenzo and husband, Raymond; and two grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 10 at St. Therese Catholic Church.

Memorials may be made to St. Therese or St. Demetrius Church, 811 Church St., Gallitzin PA 16641.

Condolences: Ingram Funeral Home, www.ingramfuneralhome.us

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