Passing of Friends from Scouting
miss each and every one of you

Walt Cunningham III

Walt Cunningham III., 59, of Southern Pines, died after a short illness at his home Wednesday, June 21, 2006.
The funeral service will be held Friday, July 7, 10:00am, St Anthony Church in Southern Pines, NC.

Walt was an active member of St Anthony Church. He was a long time scouter. Starting out as a cub and

continuing out to boy scout the to Eagle scout. As ab Adult Walt did Woodbadge, was commissinonies for carisoe picas and troops. Wnjpyes working with cib say camp each summer. Help ed out with camporess.Would participate in the oder of the Arrow for mny yearHis kindness to others was his tradmark always sharing his love for scouting and could understans why others sis n't fell the wat he did

Long time scouter in moore county

Commissioner for many units thur the district. Volterring on count less camporees to cubday camps. Order of the Arrow Natisihi Chapter

To many Walt cunningham III, was more like a friend and gave from the heart.

From cubs to boys scout to eagle scout.

Natsihi chapter

Order of the arrow wekend

cubday camp

summer camp

semiires of summer camp

Joseph M. Grantham Jr.

Joseph Michael Grantham Jr., 58, of Pinehurst, died at home Wednesday, May 31, 2006.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 3, at 11 a.m. at The Village Chapel in Pinehurst.

Mr. Grantham was the son of the late Joseph Michael Grantham Sr. and Annie Laurie ìLollyî Grantham. Also known as Joby, he was a Smithfield native. A graduate of Oak Ridge Military Institute and East Tennessee State University, he managed The Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, Mich.

Mr. Grantham then moved to Pinehurst to be Director of Resort Operations and General Manager of Pinehurstís Hotel and Country Club. He left the Pinehurst Hotel to become owner/manager of the Manor Inn.

Mr. Grantham left the Manor in the mid-1980s and became very active in the community. He was past president of the Pinehurst Business Guild, past President of the Moore County Shrine Club, a member of the Southern Pines Lodge #484, Chairman of Pinehurst Boy Scout Troop 7, served on FirstHealth Hospiceís Board of Directors and was a member of the Board of Realtors.

Mr. Grantham was a certified court mediator and licensed real estate broker. He gave much of his time to Pinehurstís local Boy Scout Troop 7, and in 2002 the Occoneechee Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented him the Silver Beaver Award for his dedicated service. He continued to be an active businessman in the community until his death.

He was a devoted father, husband, brother and friend, said a family member.

Mr. Grantham is survived by his wife, Jean Marie Grantham; his daughter, Molly Meade Grantham of Charlotte; his sons, Joseph Michael Grantham III of Charlotte, William Warner Grantham and Stewart Michael Grantham; his sisters, Barbara Robl of Wilson and Carol Corson of Covington, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop 7, PO Box 953, Pinehurst, NC, 28370.

Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst is serving the family.

David Drexel
December 1, 2003

A long time scouter, scoutmaster ,Commissioner

SOUTHERN PINES — David Drexel, 76, of Southern Pines, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony's Catholic Church by the Rev. Jeffrey Ingham. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory of Southern Pines.

Mr. Drexel is survived by five daughters, Carole Drexel of Greensboro, Tina Adams of Whispering Pines, Catherine Drexel of Boston, Frandsca Caliandro of Middlebury, VI., Angela Drexel of New Haven, Vt.; a son, George Drexel of Bryan Mawr, Pa.; a sister, ane Drexel of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a half sister, john R. Drexel III of Newport, R.I.; and nine grandchildren.

The Fayetteville Observer

Patrick Wiggs

Lakeview- Patrick Wiggs 15 passway June 19, 2003.

A first class scout and a friend to all. we will miss you.
Memorials may be made to C/o Judy McCoy at BB&T Bank, Pinehurst 28374

From :The Fayetteville Observer

J. Melvin Bean

A friend and a volunteer of scouting over 40 years in Moore County

CARTHAGE — J. Melvin Bean, 77, of 5056 Old Carthage Road, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, in his home.

Mr. Bean was an Army veteran of World War II.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sun­day in Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Robbins by the Revs. Keith Miller and Al Trotter. Burial will be in Brown's Chapel Christian Church cemetery in Robbins.

Mr. Bean is survived by his wife, Georgia R. Bean of the home; a daughter, Teresa Campbell of Carthage; four brothers, Edward Bean of Adams, Tenn., and Ray Bean, Franklin Bean and Kelly Bean, all of Seagrove; a sister, Jaxie B. McNeill of Seagrove; and three grand­children.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins.

Memorials may be made to

Tabernacle United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 395
Robbins, NC 27325

Greg Withaker
section cheif,Nation Offices

Walt Delong
update: Sunday, February 3, 2008 1:02 AM