Dan H. Barefoot ’66

Dr. Dan H. Barefoot, husband of Betty “BJ” Foster Barefoot, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, he was 74.

Dan was born September 13, 1944 in Bentonville, N.C. to the late Golden Hardy and Juanita Smith Barefoot.

Dan grew up working on a tobacco farm with his family in North Carolina. He attended Davidson College on a football scholarship and later graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Doctorate in Periodontics.

Dan served for 3 years in the United States Army and loved the time he was stationed in Germany, even becoming proficient in the German language. He was an award winning chili cook in the C.A.S.I chili competitions, winning best chili awards in N.C., S.C., and GA.

Dr. Barefoot was a member of the Rotary Club in North Carolina and was instrumental in starting two more chapters there. In later years he became an expert at framing his wife’s cross-stitch creations and loved spending time at his grandchildren’s sporting events.

In addition to his parents, Dan is preceded in death by his twin brother Tan Barefoot.

He is survived by his wife BJ Barefoot; daughter, Christa Nelms and her husband Jason; brother, Jerry Barefoot and his wife Glenda; and grandchildren Tate and Cooper Nelms; as well as a host of other family and friends.

A celebration of Life service will be held at Poole Funeral Home, 1970 Eagle Dr. Woodstock, GA 30189, on September29, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice in memory of Dr. Dan Barefoot.

Online condolences may be made at www.poolefuneralhome.net

Walter Jackson (Jack) Sims, Jr. ’56

Walter (Jack) Jackson Sims, Jr, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 13, 2018, after a courageous battle with a long-term respiratory illness.

A native Atlantan, he was born January 26, 1934, to Walter Jackson Sims, Sr. and Martha Frances Dodd. Jack attended Roosevelt Highschool and Davidson College in North Carolina. He had a long and successful career with GoldKist Corp. as a division account manager.

Jack was a devoted friend to many and he, without question, was always there to help. He was “one of the good guys” and a man of substance.

Jack is survived by a cousin, MaryAnn Moore of Lake Wells, Fla. and many dear and special friends whom he regarded as family.

Thank you to the dedicated staff at Brighton Gardens of Buckhead and Kindred Hospice. His family and friends are deeply grateful for the care they provided him.

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Burwell John Shore III ’59

The Reverend Burwell John Shore III, 81, of Winston-Salem, departed this life to join our Lord’s church triumphant on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health. He was born November 13, 1936 in Greensboro, NC to Burwell John Shore II and Phena Tillman Shore.

He was dedicated to serving God and worked humbly and steadfastly to comfort and minister to so many people. Rev. Shore graduated from Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary and served at Hartwood Presbyterian Church in Fredericksburg, VA, Covenant Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, NC and Pocket Presbyterian Church in Sanford, NC. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, traveling, singing in the choir, and supporting the Davidson Wildcats and Washington Redskins.

Preceding him in death was his wife of 51 years, Jane Baptist Shore, and his parents.

Surviving is a daughter, Deborah Stewart of Eugene, OR; a son, Keith Shore and wife Karen of Lewisville; grandchildren, Brian Hamilton and wife Jen, Jonathan Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart and fiancé Will Buie, and Emily Jurado and husband AJ; two great-grandchildren, Ellis and Luke Hamilton, and a brother, Robert Shore of Charlotte, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, September 14, 2018 at Clemmons Presbyterian Church by Rev. Dr. Bill Hoyle and Rev. Patrick McElwaine. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Clemmons Presbyterian Church, 3930 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, NC 27012. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.

Burl enjoyed living at Salemtowne and the family thanks the staff for their love and care along with the compassionate care from the staff at Baptist Hospital.

Bill Cantey, Jr. ’64

William Childs Cantey Jr.'64William (“Bill”) Childs Cantey, Jr. died at home Friday, September 7, 2018, following an extended illness with Parkinson’s Disease. Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth (“Betty”) Campbell Cantey.

He was born in Columbia on January 16, 1943, son of William Childs Cantey, M.D., and Blanche Dennis Cantey. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Dennis Cantey Foster.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Shives Funeral Home, 7600 Trenholm Road Extension. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 14, at 3:00 PM at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, followed by a visitation in Satterlee Hall.

Bill was educated in Columbia City schools, graduating Dreher High School, class of ’60; followed by Davidson College, class of ’64. He received his MBA in finance from Harvard University in 1966. Bill served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Korea. He returned to Columbia in 1968 and began his career in commercial real estate. He founded and was President of Cantey & Company, Inc., a real estate consulting and property management firm.

Bill was also a Senior Instructor on the national faculty of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), of which he was designated the national “Faculty Instructor of the Year” in 2004. Another great interest of Bill’s was the S.C. State Fair, which had also been an interest of his father and grandfather. Bill served as President from 2005-2018.

Bill also served as President of the Executive’s Association of Greater Columbia (EAGC), The Greater Columbia and S.C. Realtor’s Association, and the Columbia Kiwanis Club. He was a lifelong member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, a member of the Columbia Cotillion Club, the Pine Tree Hunt Club, the Centurion Society and Forest Lake Club.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by a son, William Childs Cantey, III and his wife Nicole Paul Cantey of Columbia; a daughter, Elizabeth Cantey Keating and her husband Stephen Michael Keating of Boise, ID; and a son, Hugh Campbell Cantey and his wife Kat Mooney Cantey of Columbia.

He is also survived by his adoring grandchildren, William Childs Cantey, IV, John Graham Campbell Cantey; Welles Elizabeth Keating, Anna Campbell Keating, Charlotte Helen Keating; Avery Appalachian Mooney Cantey, and Isaiah Campbell Cantey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the following “in memory of William C. Cantey, Jr.”: The S.C. State Fair Scholarship Fund with checks made payable to “SC State Fair” PO Box 393, Columbia, SC 29202. Or, the William C. Cantey, Jr. CCIM Memorial Fund, “CCIM Foundation” PO Box 6456, Columbia, SC 29260. Or, to the Parkinson’s class, Delay the Disease, “YMCA Healthy Living Center,” 419 North 11th Street, Boise, ID 83702.

Christopher Charles Westlake ’87

Christopher Charles Westlake '87Christopher Charles Westlake, faithful husband, father, brother, son, and friend embraced his Lord and Savior on September 5, 2018, after a courageous and valiant battle with throat cancer.

Chris was born on October 16, 1964, in La Mesa, California, and moved to Bozeman, Montana, in 1969 with his family where they purchased Midwest Welding.

Chris entered Bozeman Senior High School in 1979. There he played varsity tennis and football along with the trumpet. He graduated from BSHS in 1983 as co-valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA.

Chris went on to attend Davidson College in North Carolina where he graduated with a BA in French and a Minor in Economics in 1987. He completed his junior year abroad while attending a school in Montpellier, France. In 1989, Chris went to Naval Officer Candidate School graduating number one in his class. He joined the Naval Supply Corps where he served honorably from 1989 to 1995 with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

While serving in the Navy in Washington, DC, Chris met the love of his life, Amy, on September 13, 1991. Chris and Amy married on August 28, 1993, at Soldier’s Chapel in Big Sky, Montana. They were happily married for 25 years. While in DC, their first son, Ryan, was born.

Following his service in the Navy, Chris received his MBA from Duke University in 1997 after which he accepted a position with Hewlett Packard in Boise, Idaho. There they added three additional children to their family, Connor, Daniel, and Kathryn. It was also in Boise that the Lord called Chris and Amy to saving faith.

After living in Boise for seven years, Chris felt the Lord leading him to join his dad, brother, and uncle, Val Lint, in the family business, Midwest Welding. So, in 2004, he moved his family to Bozeman, Montana, and served as the CFO until 2009. Chris completed his career doing what he loved and did best; helping people and businesses to thrive as a business consultant from 2009 to the present.

Most importantly, Chris was a faithful man of God, who adored his family and friends. He was a passionate conversationalist who loved to get to the heart of the matter. He had a witty sense of humor and an amazing gift with languages and accents. He was an incredible family man who devoted his life to his wife and children, supporting them in everything that they did.

He coached years of baseball and enjoyed taking tens of thousands of photographs from the sidelines of the many sports activities his children played. He was their biggest fan and greatest supporter. He loved people and would do anything to help them and point them to the Lord. He took great joy in being a Bible Study Fellowship leader for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Amy; children, Ryan, Connor, Daniel, and Kathryn; father, Chuck; mother-in-law, Barbara Jones; brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Robin Westlake; brothers-in-law, Dean and Mark Jones; nieces and nephew, Megan and Madison Westlake, and Matthew Jones. He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Westlake, and his father-in-law, Bob (Rial) Jones.

Donations may be made in Chris’ name to Paul Tripp Ministries, 7214 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19135.

A graveside service with military honors will be held, Thursday, September 13, at 11 a.m. at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Veterans section. A memorial service will follow at 12 p.m. at Grace Bible Church with refreshments to follow.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com

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