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Howard Rupert Soles: Tabor City

1922 – 2016

    Howard Rupert Soles of Tabor City, age 93, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, in his home. He was 93.
    Born Oct. 30, 1922 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Furnie Soles and Elizabeth Fowler Soles and the widower of Louise Jacobs Soles.
    He is survived by one granddaughter, Susan Cartrette (Gregory); four great grandchildren, Harriett Greene (Chuck), Rebekah Cartrette, Matthew Cartrette, Elizabeth Cartrette; two great-great grandchildren, Chase Greene and Harmony Greene; and daughter in law Debbie Workinger.
    In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his son, Harry Workinger; a brother, George Hubert Soles, Sr.; and three sisters, Leatha S. Soles, Bernice S. Sarvis, and Lula S. Wright.
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
    Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in Emmanuel Holiness Church, Tabor City, burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.
    A guest register is available here.

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