Mr. Norman Arthur Core Jr., 89, of Rolesville, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. ?
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Mr. Core was born Feb. 13, 1924, to the late Norman Arthur Sr. and Mable Olga Gray Core. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the Destroyer Escort No.741 USS Weaver. He was a member of the Ft. Bragg Masonic Lodge No.667, a 32nd degree Mason with the Wilmington Scottish Rite Bodies and a Sudan Shriner. ??
He is survived by his wife, Madie Russ Core of the home; two sons, Doug Core of Stanley and Ken Core of Four Oaks; one daughter, Wanda Varnedoe of Wake Forest; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. ??
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery on state Highway 53 in White Oak, with the Rev. Andy Wood officiating. ??
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC, 29605. ??
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 West Roseboro Street, Roseboro.
Butler Funeral Home
401 W Roseboro St Roseboro, NC 28382
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 9 to Jan. 15, 2014