Carl Hord(1924-2012)

CHERRYVILLE -- Carl David Hord, 87, of Mary's Grove Road, died Oct. 14, 2012 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Carl was born Nov. 30, 1924, a son of the late Loron and Ellen Byrte Houser Hord, in Gaston County. He was retired from Lowe's in Lincolnton. Carl was a member of First Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher for 44 years and was a WWII Veteran of the US Army.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Barkley Hord and Sloan Hord.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Irene Campbell Hord of the home; three brothers, James Ben Hord of Crouse, Charles Hord of Cherryville, Bobby Joe Hord of Lincolnton; three sisters, Willa Bryte Painter of Gastonia, LuAnn Gambel of Cherryville, Brenda Morrow of Shelby.
Funeral services will be held Oct. 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner. Burial will follow the service in Capernaum Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 E. First Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Oct. 15, 2012