Ralph Arlie Rudisill, affectionately know as “Papa Moose,” 80, formerly of Claremont and Brian Center in Hickory, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Rudisill family has entrusted the funeral arrangement to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
Gordon Arnold Beal, 69, of Maiden, passed away at his residence Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Beal family.
The Rev. Paul Edward Benfield, 96, of Gastonia, died June 15, 2011, at Gaston Place in Gastonia. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, at the church prior to the service.