Obituaries July 25

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

Death Notice

A. Mason Ahearn, MD, age 77, of Georgetown

Funeral Services

Carl Baughn Sr.

Retired 1st Sergeant Carl W. Baughn, Sr., age 99, of Myrtle Beach, passed away Thurs., July 24, 2014 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Sergeant Baughn was born in Jasper, AL and was the son of Luther William and Effie Pennington Baughn.

He joined the army on Sept. 3, 1933 in Birmingham, AL. Sergeant Baughn served in both World War II and the Korean War. While serving his country, he had tours of duty in Japan, Korea, and Europe. His decorated career spanned from the horse drawn artillery to the 1st Air Calvary. Sergeant Baughn was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He retired to Myrtle Beach in 1984 with his beloved wife Marguerite. Sergeant Baughn was a staunch Alabama fan, and for the upcoming football season would have said “Roll Tide.” He is now resting with his wife and his Lord and will be missed and forever remembered by all who knew him. He was predeceased by two brothers and his wife, Marguerite H. Baughn.

Sergeant Baughn is survived by his three children, Carl W. Baughn Jr. and his wife Robin, Linda Harris and her husband Chad and Diane Kennedy; a brother, Lloyd Baughn and a sister, Faye Peel; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Sun., July 27, 2014 in Ocean Woods Memorial Cemetery with Dr. J. Kirk Lawton, Jr. officiating.

An online guest register is available at www.msfh.net

Charles Robinson

Charles Etheridge Robinson, III passed peacefully in his home in Murrells Inlet on Monday, July 21, 2014 with his wonderful wife, Kathy Robinson at his side. Mr. Robinson was born Nov. 26, 1945 in Raleigh, NC to Charles Etheridge Robinson Jr. and Melba Mills Robinson. He went by many different names to different people and wore many different hats in his lifetime. He was Dad, Charles, Eddie, uncle, mayor, husband, Grandpa, friend and many others.

Mr. Robinson was a helicopter medic in the US Army where he did two tours in Vietnam. He graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA in 1972. He went on to work with the NC Dept of Revenue. During this time, Mr. Robinson was elected as the Mayor of Sharpsburg, NC. After his retirement from NCDOR, he then worked as a self-employed contractor in Rocky Mount and in Myrtle Beach.

Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by his father Charlie, mother Melba, niece Cathi and his beloved sister Carol Robinson Smith. There was no describing the relationship he had with his wonderful sister; they were inseparable. When she passed, a part of him was lost. We are happy they are together again.

Mr. Robinson was survived by his wife, Kathy Robinson of Murrells Inlet and their dog Caroline; his daughter Missy Gower, her husband Mel and children Chloe and Brianna of Cary, NC; his son Samuel Robinson, his wife Adrienne and children Quinn and Celeigh of Cary, NC; and his son T. Blake Robinson of Hayes, VA. Other family members include June and David Bowles of Cary, NC; Jimmy, Kathy and Layton Smith of Apex, NC; Kenny Smith; Nelson and Katherine Smith of Raleigh, NC and many other extended family members that will miss his mischievous giggle.

In lieu of flowers, please send checks made out to: Wounded Warrior Project and in the Memo state: in Honor of Charles E. Robinson, III. Mail to 2204 Good Shepherd Way, Apex, NC 27523.

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