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William Mcclure Hooke

d. June 10, 2014

William McClure Hooke passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. He was born on neember 17, 1930 to Lucy and Malcolm Hooke of Greensboro, NC. After graduating from UNC with a degree in physics, he went on to receive his PHD from Princeton Uneersity. He married Nancy Smith, the love of his life, on June 3, 1952. They lived in Princeton, NJ from 1953 to 1986. He was a researcher at the uneersity. He and Nancy lived ineetirement in Chapel Hill, NC, where he continued to work variously for UNC, ITC, Inc., Kobe Steel, and a school in Durham. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lisa Hooke; and his grandson, William Robert Hooke of Efland, NC. He loved his grandson, Will, more than anyoneelse on earth. A service to celebrate Mr. Hooke's life will be held 2:00PM, Monday, June 16, 2014 at The Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Lydia James Music Fund at Chapel of the Cross.

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