Harold L. Sherman, age 82, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late C. R. Sherman and Mildred Day Sherman. He was owner and operator of Morton & Sherman Implement Co., a member of Delrayno Baptist Church and a US Army veteran.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM from Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, February 24. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Oxford, NC.
Mr. Sherman is survived by one sister, Gwen S. Critcher of Oxford; one brother, Horace Sherman of Kittrell, NC and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Jones Sherman.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Harold Sherman Day Care Center, 1038-B College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or Triangle Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704 or to a charity of your choice.
Serving as active pallbearers are Leonard Pruitt, Oliver Cash, Bobby Blackwell, Chandler Currin, Sr., James Henry Critcher, Sherby Slaughter, Jimmy Dixon and Donnie Englebright. Honorary pallbearers are employees of Morton and Sherman Implement Co.
Visitation for the family will be from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Gene Jones Finch, 601 College Street, Oxford, NC. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.