Obituaries for Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center Obituary for David Perry Morris, Jr., M.D.David Perry Morris, Jr., M.D. David P. Morris, Jr., M.D. of Matthews, NC, 92, died on July 16th at his residence at the Plantation Estates. He was born on June 4, 1922 of the late Carrie Campbell Morris, and David Perry Morris who were very active in the Christian Church. Upon graduation from the University of Pennsylvania with the M.D., he embarked on a career with the U.S. Navy that included service abroad and with the NASA Mercury Space Program where he served as Head of Launch Site Medical Operations at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, Cape Kennedy, FL. He later served as Director of the Navy’s Aerospace Medical Research Development Facility in Johnsville, PA. Following his distinguished career with the Navy, his true passion for medicine was realized in treating alcoholism and chemical dependency at treatment centers including Willingway in GA as Medical Director, at Amethyst in Charlotte as Director, and at CMC Behavioral Health Center on Billingsley Road until an early retirement from the practice of medicine entirely at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Elizabeth (Beth) Ann Morris. He is survived by his sister, MaryJane Sanford, his five children, Rebecca Jane Morris of Austin MN, David Montgomery Morris of Cary NC, Martha Carolyn Gray and Carrie Beth Strahl of Charlotte, and Perry Thomas Morris of Marshville; his seventeen amazing grandchildren, his dearest friend Beth Matthews, his faithful canine companion Marty Mann, and other residents of Plantation Estates. He will be remembered, loved, and respected for his huge heart, infectious good attitude, and total confidence in the Lord. A memorial service will be held Saturday July 19, 2014 at 1:30 pm at the Plantation Estates in Matthews, NC. A reception with family and friends will be held following the service. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all of his Doctors and staff; especially Hospice of Charlotte, and the wonderful Home Care Aides arranged by Debbie and Tiffany at Plantation Home Health. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice and Palliative Care of Charlotte (704-594-4982) and to www.charlotteaa.org (704-377-0244). http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=13b0336872Obituary for Rita Virginia PoggiRita Virginia Poggi Mrs. Poggi, 90 of Charlotte, passed away Monday, July 14,2014 at the White Oak Manor of Charlotte. Born in New York City on April 14, 1924, Rita was the daughter of the late Frank and Ann (Tierney) Raffone. She married Julius L. Poggi in 1949 and later settled in Union City, New Jersey. Prior to moving to Charlotte, Mrs. Poggi had been a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Union City and worked as a book binder for the Tapley Rutter Co. She retired after 20 yrs of service. Besides her parents, Rita is preceded in death by her husband Julius, who died in October of 2000. She is survived by her sons Richard Poggi, his wife Doris and daughter Alyssa all of Indian Trail, NC and Robert Renichuck of Florida; brother Frank Raffone of California and 2 additional grandchildren. A service will be held on Monday, July 21st at 11 AM in the chapel at the BG. William C. Doyle Veteran's Cemetery, 350 Province Line Rd, Wrightstown, NJ. Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center is entrusted with the arrangementshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=48de336593Obituary for Ervin Winston RhewErvin Winston Rhew, Jr., 80, passed away July 11, 2014, at home in Charlotte. Born November 2, 1933, in Durham, he was the son of the late Ervin Winston Rhew, Sr., and Bessie Ashley Rhew. He began his professional career as a salesman for Mutual Drug Co. in Durham, and moved to Charlotte in June, 1969, to work for Penwalt Pharmaceuticals, where he received numerous accolades as a top salesman. He was a member of Living Saviour Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carlotta Murphy Rhew; son, David Rhew (Mary); grandchildren Adam Rhew (Brittany) and Elizabeth Rhew Cooper (Will); twin brother, Earl Rhew (Peggy); and sister, Catherine Kennedy (Billy). He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mae Roycroft, Frances Bowden, Myrtle Atkins, and Mary Ellen Herndon. ​His ​​family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to the staff of Hospice and Pallative Care (South Charlotte Region), the staff of Carmel Place, and other caregivers for their unwavering support. ​ ​A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, July 16, at 3:30 p.m., at Living Saviour Lutheran Church, 6817 Carmel Rd., Charlotte, NC, 28226. Online condolence may be addressed to www.carolinafuneral.com Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation is entrusted with the arrangements. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6b72336591Obituary for Blandina Ward YaleBlandina Ward Yale, 100, of Charlotte, NC, passed into her heavenly home on July 3rd, 2014. Her niece and caregiver was with her at the time of her passing. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband George Yale. They had been married for 60 yrs. at the time of his death. Mrs. Yale was born in Ashe County, North Carolina to the late Stephen and Della Ward Moxley. Preceding her in death were six brothers and sisters: Bruce Ward, Phama Ward Meyers, Dale Ward, Wade Ward, Kyle Ward and Blain Ward. She is survived by her sister, Edna Nuckolls, of Bradenton, Florida. Also surviving her are 11 nieces and nephews and 24 great nieces and nephews. Mrs. Yale had been a member of, her much loved, Memorial United Methodist Church, on Central Avenue, in Charlotte since 1962. Her church held a special place in her heart until her passing. She spoke of her church family often. She retired from Duke Power Co. after 31 years of service. She worked in accounts receivable for small appliances for North and South Carolina. .Prior to moving to Charlotte, she had been employed by the F.B.I. in Washington D.C. and worked directly for J. Edgar Hoover. Blandina was as unique and interesting as her first name. She was a bright, energetic, determined and incredibly loyal individual. Her care for her mother and her many friends are testimony to this. Under her determined attitude to accomplish and persevere there was a truly tender and loving heart. She will be terribly missed by her caregiver and niece, Linda Ward O'Keeffe, also of Charlotte. Her love for her husband, George, her church, and the North Carolina mountains, where she had been born and raised were constant and steadfast. Birds, flowers and gardening were interests but her true gift lay in her incredible seamstress skills which included the construction of suits and handmade hats. A visitation in Charlotte will take place on Friday, July 11th at 10:30 am, at Memorial United Methodist Church. A service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Don Newman will officiate. Burial will take place at Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church located at 604 Martin Gambill Rd. in Crumpler, North Carolina on Saturday, July 12th. A visitation is planned for 11:30 a.m., service to follow at 12:00. Burial is to immediately follow the service. Reverend Jonathan Ward will officiate. Pallbearers are: Dennis O'Keeffe, Chris O'Keeffe, Larry Ward, Jonathan Ward, Joseph E. Jenkins, and Nathan Walker. Vocalist: Laura O'Keeffe Walker In lieu of flowers please consider: Memorial United Methodist Church 4012 Central Ave., Charlotte 28205 or Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church c/o Larry Ward, 1936 Martin Gambill Rd. Crumpler,NC. 28617. Carolina Funeral & Cremation was entrusted with the service. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinafuneral.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=b125335806Obituary for Juan Jesus SalcedoJuan, 83, passed away at CMC in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was born May 2, 1931 to Dionicio and Isabel Salcedo in Soatá, Colombia. On May 16, 1957 he married Marleny Daza in Bogotá, Colombia. Juan was an active member of the Colombian community in Queens NY, having been among the founders of the Centro Civico Colombiano (Colombian Civic Center) in 1978 and serving on its board for a number of years. He was also active in the Queens Colombia Lions Club. He is survived by his wife Marleny of Charlotte; his children, Amparo Salcedo of Colombia; Liliana Garzon; Diana Reyes and husband, Omar; Daisy Bedoya and husband, Gregorio; and Marlene Quiñones and husband, Vincent; all of Charlotte. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Alba, Juan, Michael, Diego, Omar, Edward, Lily, Daniel, Christina, Vincent, Isabel, Gabriel, Jason; and 4 great-grandchildren, Anasophia, Mark, Naomi, and Michael. He was preceded in death by his parents; and 2 sisters, Genoveva and Angelina. The family will hold a private family service on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Online condolences can be left on Carolina Funeral Service’s memorial tribute at www.carolinafuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=74b9335713Obituary for Loy Kevin CurleeLoy Kevin Curlee Charlotte -Mr. Curlee went home with Jesus June 28, 2014 surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by his father Loy Cantrell Curlee, survived by his loving wife Lisa L. Curlee, mother Evelyn Curlee, sister Rose Broome (Jim), daughters Crystal Newland (Roger), Nickie Harris (Phil) son Brandon (Jessica), grandchildren Lauren, Jamie, Seth Drew, Braylin and Leigha, greatgrand child Donavan. He was a loving husband, son and daddy. He enjoyed music, Nascar and driving his big rig for many years. He loved his grandchildren and took great care of his mom. Memorials may be made to Novant Health Hospice & Palliative Care P.O. Box 33549 Charlotte, NC 28233-3549. A celebration of his life is this Wednesday, July 2, at 2 p.m. at Carolina Funeral & Cremation. Online condolence may be addressed to www.carolinafuneral.com Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation is entrusted with the arrangements.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=2902335245Obituary for Ginger LaDale CashionGinger LaDale Cashion, 53, passed away June 27, 2014. Ginger resided in Charlotte, NC. She was born July 22, 1960 in Gastonia, NC. Ginger was known for her love of family and friends. She was preceded in death by Mr. Harold and Dorothy Cashion. She is survived by her sisters Yvonne Satterfield and Dana Rodgers and brother Harold C. Cashion Jr. as well as many nieces and nephews who she loved very much. A memorial service will be held in her honor at Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center 5505 Monroe Rd. Charlotte, NC on Thursday, July 3,2014 7PM. The family will receive friends and family from 6-7PM. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinafuneral.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=bf02335156Obituary for Victor Joseph DolcettoService will be taking place on Thursday June 26, 2014 at 12 PM at Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Centerhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=30ed334619Obituary for Daren Lee Green, Jr.Mr. Daren Lee Green, Jr. Mr. Green, 66 of Charlotte, went to be with his Lord June 18, 2014. Born in Charlotte, Daren was the son of the late Daren Lee Green, Sr. and Frances Elizabeth Stevenson Green. His family and friends will remember Daren as a true spirit of love and a rock of support. He never ignored a call for help, and was always the loudest cheerleader for those he loved. Daren is survived by his wife, Lynn Spearman Green; daughters Michelle Green, Yvonne Green and husband, Hank Veil; sons Donald Boling and wife Michelle and David Boling; five grandchildren Alexander Snyder, Christopher Barkley, Kaitlyn Barkley, Jordan Snyder, and Harrison Boling; great-granddaughter Sydney Barkley; Brothers Steve Green and wife, Peggy, Donald Green and wife, Amanda and Gary Green and wife, Patricia; Sister Cathy McClelland and husband, Scott; ten nieces and nephews and twelve great-nieces and great-nephews Daren is also survived by very special cousins and their families. Memorials may be made to Big Spring United Methodist Church 5300 Old Dowd Road, Charlotte, NC 28208 or The American Cancer Society. A celebration of his life is this Saturday, June 21 at 1:30 p.m. at Big Spring United Methodist Church where he was a life long member. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e138334309Obituary for Parker DavisParker Davis passed away at his home on June 11, 2014. He was 66. born in Alexandria, VA he was the son of the late Perry R. & Dorothy Hinegardner. He is survived by his loving wife, Robin (Crowel), His children, T.J. Hinegardner & Michelle of VA, Paul O. Martinez, Jr. of MD and Eric Martinez & Amber of VA. He is also survived by his brothers; Cowboy & Thomas both of VA, and four grandchildren. He will be remembered as an honest and loving husband, father and Pop Pop. Visitation will be held at Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center on Saturday, June 14th from 1-2PM . Contributions in his memory be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinafuneral.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=d3a8333475