Friday, April 27, 2018
Born July 27, 1958 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Hugh Bartrug Sr. and Joyce Joll Bartrug. He attended Elizabeth Forward High School, as well as Penn Technical Institute. He worked in electronics while in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Lexington AVT16, and felt very fortunate to work at the launch control center at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. He worked for various electronic firms and had a beyond top secret security clearance. He retired as a correction officer at Hoke Correctional Institution in McCain.
He attended the Raeford Presbyterian Church and was a proud member of Masonic Lodge No. 306. He enjoyed building and flying airplanes with The Old Buzzards Flying Club, and had a passion for writing music and poems as well as playing guitars and his harmonicas.
Survivors include his "Mom" Joyce Bartrug of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; sisters Debbie Madsen of Myrtle Beach, Jill (Cliff) Enyeart of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, and Joyce (Brian) Banks of Raeford; and brother Hugh (Lori) Barturg Jr. of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania.
Visitation will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 1-3 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Avenue, Raeford.
The funeral with full military honors and Masonic Rites will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Steven Fitzgerald officiating.
Memorials may be made to, Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 275 65 or to, Raeford Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1570, Raeford, NC or to Hospice Foundation of First Health, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374,
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
David Kenneth Vest Sr., 79, of Raeford, formally of Watertown, New York, passed away April 5, 2018.
He was born in Watertown on July 1, 1938 to the late Adra J. and Agnes G. Beach Vest. He attended Watertown schools and worked in steel construction. He married Patricia Hammond Castle and shared 30 years together. He will be missed and forever loved for his sense of humor and his caring ways. He will be especially missed by his grandson Dade, his "best buddy and pal" as David called him.
He was preceded in death by his son, William Vest and seven siblings.
Per his wish there will be no services. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the American Lung Association.
Services entrusted to Fayetteville Cremation Services.
Monday, April 23, 2018
She was born March 13, 1935 in Germany to the late Wilhelm Schoch and Emilie Wurst Schoch. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Brittany Turner.
She is survived by her husband Leabert Turner or Raeford; two sons, Ronald Turner and his wife Sandra of Rocky Top, Tennessee, and Kenny Turner and his wife Barbara of Raeford; three grandchildren, Rony Turner, Renee Turner and Erica Turner; and three great-grandsons Phoenix, Greylan, and Drayven.
A graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at LaFayette Memorial Park West in Fayetteville.