Robert Edward South III

LA GRANGE - Robert Edward South III, 69, of La Grange passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. He was born in Bristol, Va., on December 3, 1943, to the late Mable Virginia Thomas and Robert Edward South Jr. He is preceded in death by one son, Scott Alan South. Robert received the Bronze Star while serving his Country in Vietnam and retired from the United States Air Force with 23 years with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. He also worked with the North Carolina Department of Corrections; was a member of Phi Sigma KAPPA; and AARP. He loved spending time with family and friends and was loved by all and will be missed by many. Survivors include his son, Joseph Edward South and wife Trea, of Carrboro; sister Julia and husband John O'Keefe, of Littleton, Colo.; brother Fred South and wife Rose, of Summerville, S.C.; and one grandchild, Quinn South. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012, at Pinelawn Memorial Park with the visitation to follow the service. Arrangements are by Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com (Paid obituary)


Published in Free Press from Dec. 20 to Dec. 23, 2012