Friday, February 8, 2013

William Raymond “W.R.” Lutz, Jr., 88, of Settlemyre Bridge Road, Newton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory following a brief illness. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of W.R. Lutz, Jr. and condolences may be left at

George Howard Rhinehardt, 71, died Jan.  28, 2013.  The burial will follow the service at Central Cemetery, will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton.