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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Alan L. Pfeilstucker

Retired SFC Alan Leeland Pfeilstucker, 72, passed away Friday, December 18, 2015 in his home.
Alan was born in Portage, PA., on August 31, 1943 to the late Albert and Sylvia Moyer Pfeilstucker. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1985 and remained in Germany with his wife until 2005. He loved his family, hunting, fishing and his animals and will be greatly missed. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Anita, Thea, Michael, Colleen and Kay.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Renate Pfeilstucker of Raeford; a daughter, Samantha Louise Thomas and husband Larry of Raeford; a granddaughter, Alexis Thomas of Raeford; brothers Patrick Pfeilstucker (Rose) and Danny Pfeilstucker (Sandi), all of Portage, PA; sisters, Jackie Kunko (Bob) and Kathleen Richardson (Bruce), all of Portage, PA.
Memorial Services with Full Military Honors will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2015 at LaFayette Funeral Home 6651 Raeford Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28304.
Arrangements for the family are entrusted to LaFayette Funeral Home, 6651 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304. Online condolences may be made at

Monday, December 21, 2015

James R Dess, Sr.

James Robert Dees, Sr. died Thursday, December 17, 2015.
Survivors are: his wife, Joan; children, James R. Jr., Ronald, Timothy, David Mark; siblings, Sara Conoly, Dan Dees, Joyce Connally, Allen Dees, Allene Dees Stiffel, Malcolm Dees, Linda Lovette, Donnie Dees; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services was held Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Rockfish Baptist Church.

Linda F. Pate

Linda F. Pate, 69, of Raeford, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill.
She was born in Fayetteville on August 29, 1946, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Vander and Ada Blue.
The family has scheduled a private service.
Survivors are: her husband of 40 years, Bobby Pate of Raeford; daughters, Georgia (Dave) Stubbs of Cameron, Sallie (Lauren) Sherrill of Gray's Creek, Linda (Darrin) Jacobs of Gray's Creek; grandchildren, Ronnie (Nina) Jones of Carthage, Savannah Stubbs of Cameron, Lauren Sherrill II, Kelsey Sherrill, and Logan Jacobs, all of Gray's Creek; sister, Margie (Dennis) Stanley of Raeford; brothers, Michael (Jennifer) Blue and Freddie Arnett, all of Cape Coral, FL; nieces, Jada and Jenna Blue of Cape Coral, FL; nephews, Michael Blue, Jr. and Jackson Blue of Cape Coral, FL, and Aaron Blue of Denver, CO.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the family.