James Robert Smith, 83

James Robert Smith, 83, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born Sept. 16, 1930, in Wake County, to the late Benjamin and Lillie Hartsfield Smith. He is survived by his wife, Ella B. Smith, of Wake Forest; 10 children, Lawrence Williams and...

Patrick Lee “Rick” Williams, 70

Patrick Lee “Rick” Williams, 70, of Wake Forest, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his home. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 21, 1943, to the late Richard Carlisle Williams and Patricia Ann Graves Brown. Mr. Williams received his undergraduate degree from the...

Fred Eaton, 79

Fred “Freddie” Eaton, 79, of Bunn, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He is survived by a daughter, Brenda Wortham, of Youngsville; two sons, Kenneth Eaton, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Richard Eaton, of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Ruby Youman, of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Jesse...

Dan T. Cash

On the morning of June 24, 2014, Dan Cash, of Wake Forest, passed away peacefully at his home after a three-year battle with lung cancer, with his beloved wife, Kay Bailey Cash, at his side. Dan loved people, and nothing made him happier than to greet a friend. He spent most of...

Jerry Duane Miller Jr., 56

Jerry D. Miller Jr., of Miami, Fla., formerly of Raleigh, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the V.A. Hospital in Durham. He was born July 6, 1957, to Jerry D. Miller Sr. and Nancy S. Miller in Chateauroux, France, and he served in the U.S. Army. Jerry is survived by his...