Obituaries September 26, 2013
COLFAX — Remington “Remy” Carroll Cox, 20, of Chrisfield Court, Colfax, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at Moses Cone Medical Center in Greensboro. A celebration of life service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Denton Wesleyan Church. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at Denton Wesleyan Church. Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is serving the Cox family.
Willie Curtis, Jr.
CLIMAX — Willie Curtis, Jr.,54, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 27, 2013, at Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
Cynthia Wilkerson Daniels
GREENSBORO — Cynthia Wilkerson Daniels, 52, of Greensboro died Saturday at Moses Cone Hospital. She was born April 16, 1961, in Scotland County, NC. She was good to everyone and will be remembered as a good mother, grandmother and best friend to her husband of 30 years.
A memorial service for Mrs. Daniels will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 28, in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. The family will greet friends following the service.
Mrs. Daniels is survived by her husband John Daniels and two children, Christy Daniels and Ashley Daniels, and grandchildren Kailey Daniels and Izabella Daniels, all of the home. She is also survived by her parents, William C. Wilkerson of Maxton, NC, and Constance Wilkerson of Greensboro, one brother Mike Wilkerson and wife Beth of Greensboro, nephews Brandon Wilkerson of Charlotte and Aaron Wilkerson of Greensboro and her four dogs.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the Memorial Fund for Cynthia W. Daniels, 5731 Bramblegate Road, Unit A, Greensboro, NC 27409. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.
GIBSONVILLE — Richard Doyle, 86, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
William Fick, Jr.
HIGH POINT — William George Fick, Jr., a resident of Pennybryn at Maryfield, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at High Point Regional Health System, following and extended illness.
He was born February 23, 1930, in Passaic, New Jersey, the son of William George Fick and Ella Hesse Fick.
After graduating from high school, he attended Duke University receiving a B. S. in chemistry in 1952. While at Duke he was a member of Tau Beta Phi honorary fraternity and Phi Kappa Psi. He was also Managing Editor of The Chronicle.
He served three years aboard the USS Telfair ATA 210 during the Korean Conflict, retiring as a Lieutenant jg.
Following his service in the U.S. Navy, he attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a B. S. degree with honors in petroleum engineering.
Joining Exxon Mobil, he was assigned to a post Sumatra, Indonesia. Thereafter he was also with their affiliate Creole Petroleum in Tia Juana, Venezuela, and later with Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. After 33 years with Exxon Mobil, he retired as a senior engineer and made his home in High Point, where he was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. In his retirement years, he became an exceptional gardener and cook, and was an active community volunteer.
He is survived by his wife, Vera Floyd Fick of Pennybyrn, a daughter Carolyn Shelby and her husband, Mark C. Shelby of High Point; a son, William George Fick III and his wife, Kristin Hondros of Chapel Hill; and three grandchildren: Emma Elizabeth Shelby of Raleigh, Evan Cooper Shelby of High Point, and Josephine Astrid Fick of Chapel Hill. He also leaves many beloved nieces, nephews, and special friends from all over the world.
He was pre-deceased by both parents and by a sister, Betty Fick; a brother, David W. Fick, both of High Point; and a brother, Theodore L. Fick, of Anderson, S.C.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 28, from 3 until 5 p.m., in the multi-purpose room at Pennybryn at Maryfield.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Cornerstone Heart Function and Internal Medicine Clinics for their care and concern, shown to Mr. Fick during his illness. Memorials in Mr. Fick’s memory may be sent to: Pennybryn at Maryfield, 109 Penny Road, High Point, NC 27260, Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1225 Chestnut Drive, High Point, NC 27262, The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038-1132, or The American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.
Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service of High Point.
LEXINGTON — Eugenia Kayser, 91, of The Carolina House, died Tuesday September 24, 2013, at the Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. Funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday September 27, 2013, at Jersey Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday at the church. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net
James Tilman Springs
TRINITY — James Tilman Springs, 88, of Trinity, died Monday September 23, 2013. A memorial service is being planned at a later date. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
GREENSBORO — Juana Valle, 74, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
LEXINGTON — Charles Lindsay Younts, 93, of Lexington passed away Wednesday at his home. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday at Becks Reformed Church. Arrangements by Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington.