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Monday, February 19, 2018

Roy E. Coble

Roy E. Coble of Raeford passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in his home at the age of 85.

He was born in Montgomery County on October 4, 1932 to the late Leo Coble and Lorena Chriserbury Coble. He was a member of Raeford First Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He served in the U.S.M.C.

He is survived by his wife Jean McPhail Coble of Raeford; 3 stepsons, Robert A. McPhail, William D. McPhail and Donald L. McPhail; and a stepdaughter, Kathryn H. McPhail. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 336 N. Main Street, Raeford.

A Memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Tom Lee officiating.

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Robert M. Hawthorne

Robert M. Hawthorne of Raeford passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at FirstHealth Hospice House surrounded by his family. He was 87.
He was was born June 2, 1930 in Endicott, New York. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was employed with IBM for 38 years before he retired. His hobbies were fishing, golfing and spending time with his family, especially his great-grandson Peyton.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Penny Hawthorne of Raeford; two sons, Rob Hawthorne and his wife Susan of Jackson, New Jersey and Dean Hawthorne and his wife Katherine of Indian Trail; a daughter, Susan Rogers and her husband Mike of Raeford; six grandchildren, Joe Hawthorne, Jennifer Hawthorne, Brittany McLeod and her husband Joshua, Jake Rogers, Morgan Rogler and her husband David and Nicole Rogers; three great-grandchildren, Peyton, Madison and Paul; and a brother, Jack Hawthorne and his wife Susan of Endicott.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, PO. Box 5889 Pinehurst, NC 28374.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.