James Roy Steelman Jr.

James Roy Steelman Jr., 67, of Denver, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte, NC. Born on November 3, 1951 in Rowan County, NC., he was the son of the late Martha Shoaf Steelman and James Roy Steelman Sr.

James graduated with a GED from high School. He was a truck driver hauling mail for the United States Post Office between Charlotte and Greensboro, NC. He also found comfort in volunteering on the East Lincoln Rescue Squad and the Denver Fire Department.

James also served proudly in the United States Army.

Besides his parents, James was preceded in death by his only beloved daughter, Michelle E. Steelman whom he is now reunited with; brothers Donald and Michael Steelman and sister Diane Pinkston.

James is survived by his devoted wife of 32 years Linda Steelman; sister Judy Overcash of Rockwell; brother Jimmy Steelman of Salisbury and his extended family Lisa Osteen and Baeleigh Osteen and special thanks to Madisyn Steelman.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at The Good Samaritan Funeral Home 3362 (Business) North Highway 16 Denver, NC. 28037.

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Rowan Memorial Park Salisbury, NC. Officiating will be Rev. Gary Fulker. Interment of ashes will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations in James’ memory to the Child Abuse Coalition of Lincolnton, NC would be deeply appreciated.

Charles Edward Black

Charles Edward Black, 66 of Maiden, passed away June 21, 2019.

No Services are scheduled.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Black Family.

 Kathleen “Kat” Eades Huffman

Kathleen “Kat” Eades Huffman, 95, of Catawba passed away June 23, 2019. 

The funeral service was held June 26, 2019 at 2 p.m.at Catawba United Methodist Church in Catawba. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends on Wednesday from 1 - 1:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Huffman family.

 Randy Kyle Holmes

Randy Kyle Holmes, 25, of  Catawba passed away June 21, 2019. 

The funeral service will be held June 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Joy Baptist Church in Conover. Burial will follow at Providence Memorial Cemetery in Catawba. The family will receive friends Friday from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Holmes family.

 Zachary “Zakk” Allan Beard

Zachary “Zakk” Allan Beard, 27 of Maiden, passed away June 23, 2019.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held June 27, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church in Maiden. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:30-3:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Beard Family.

 Clyde Wilson Harris

Clyde Wilson Harris, 83passed away June 25, 2019.

A service to celebrate Wilson’s life will be held June 27, 2019 at 3 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Newton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends June 27, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Harris family.

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