Daniel Roy Johnson

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Daniel Roy Johnson, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, died in Duke University Hospital, due to respiratory failure, surrounded by his family on February 24, 2015. He was 67 years old. Dan is survived by his wife, Linda Johnson (Dillman); his children, Jerry Johnson (Amy) of Bradenton, Florida, and Julie Johnson of South Beloit, Illinois; his granddaughters, Jasmine Johnson, Anna Scordato, Claudia... [read more]

William Paul Hutchins

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William Paul Hutchins, 87, departed this life and entered heaven during the early morning of February 24, 2015 after 45 years battling rheumatoid arthritis. Paul was a native of Durham, served in the US Navy during WWII and then graduated from “State College” which is now NC State University. Paul loved being a general contractor and generating success for others.... [read more]

William Robert VanDyke

OXFORD: William R. VanDyke, age 84, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Granville Medical Center. He was a native of Vance Co. and the son of the late Luther and Ruth Wade VanDyke. William was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, a retired farmer and retired from Harriett Henderson Cotton Mill. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday,... [read more]

Beverly Belvin Roycroft

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Beverly Belvin Roycroft, 92, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. A Durham native, Beverly was born September 1, 1922 to the late Dock Durham Belvin and Nettie Beverly Belvin. A graduate of Braggtown High School. Beverly attended Brevard College. She worked at Wachovia Bank for many years. Beverly was a longtime and devoted member of... [read more]

Karen Louise Jeremiah Martin

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Karen Louise Jeremiah Martin, 64, of Pittsboro, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was an avid baker and loved camping. Mrs. Martin’s family, friends, and her pets were the things she cherished the most. Mrs. Martin is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Bob... [read more]

Frank J. Force

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Frank J. Force died peacefully at the Durham VA Hospice Center on February 21, 2015. He was born in Caro, Michigan on June 2nd, 1920 to Maude and Frank Force. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Florence, his brother Bill and sister Betty. He is survived by son Jim Force, daughters Sue Haut and Peggy Force, granddaughters... [read more]

John H. Clayton

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****** Due to inclement weather, the visitation for this evening for John Henry Clayton has been cancelled. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 25th from 1-2 PM at First Baptist Church We are sorry for any inconvenience. ****** DURHAM-John Henry Clayton died February 22, 2015 at his home Atria SouthPoint Walk in Durham NC. He was born July 18,... [read more]

Joyce Ann Boykin Copeland

Joyce Boykin Copeland ,78, died Friday February 20, 2015 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill from injuries sustained from a car accident earlier this month. Mrs. Copeland is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Clinton Copeland of Pittsboro; a daughter, Jan Copeland Lienau and her husband OB of Pittsboro; grandson, Clint Lienau of Greenville, NC; Forever Family Members, Vanda... [read more]

Colin Reid Campbell, Jr.

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OXFORD: Colin Reid Campbell, Jr., died February 20, 2015 at Universal Health Care. He was a native of Columbus, GA and the son of the late Colin Reid Campbell, Sr. and Margaret Perry Campbell. Colin was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. A graduate of Grady School of Journalism/University of Georgia, he began his career as a television director... [read more]