Category Archive for: ‘1940’

Elmer Culbertson Hulen ’40

Elmer C. Hulen, 95, of Davidson, NC died Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at The Pines at Davidson. Born February 15, 1919 in Horse Cave, Kentucky he was the son of the late Elmer C. Hulen and Natalie Edwards Hulen. Mr. Hulen was a graduate of Davidson College (1940), Harvard Business School and George Washington School of Law. He was WWII …

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John Robert Phipps, Jr. ’40

John Robert Phipps Jr., longtime resident of the Glenaire Retirement Community, Cary, North Carolina died (date). He was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, April 16, 1919 and was the son of The Rev. John Robert and Mary Helen Barber Phipps. He grew up in Pollocksville, Jones County, NC and graduated from Davidson College in 1940 with a degree in …

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Thomas Harrison McKnight, Jr. ’40

Thomas Harrison McKnight, Jr.  died peacefully in his sleep, Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the age of 96. He was a life-long Memphian and was the son of Thomas Harrison and Verney Malone McKnight and the Grandson of Mayor James H. and Estelle Verney Malone. He graduated from Davidson College in 1940 and served four years during WWII as S4 …

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Remembrances for Samuel R. Spencer, Jr.

Samuel R. Spencer, Jr., a former president and alumnus of Davidson College whose active association with the institution spanned almost 80 years, died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. He was 94 years old. Spencer’s scholarship and courtly manners were supported by a keen sense of diplomacy, a kind sense of humor and an uncanny ability to remember names going back …

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William ”Bill” Edgar Perdew ’40

William ”Bill” Edgar Perdew , 93, of Wilmington, NC, died on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at his residence. He was born on May 29, 1919 in Wilmington, the son of John William Perdew and Florence Renneker Perdew. Mr. Perdew is survived by his wife Margaret (Peggy) Moore Perdew, his sister Kathryn (Kay) Perdew White Minnick, niece June White Ingram, nephew …

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Brice T. Dickson, Jr. ’40

Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on October 16, 1919, Dr. Brice T. Dickson, Jr. died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. The eldest of four children of the late Brice T. Dickson, Sr., and Louise Flowers Dickson, he is survived by one brother, Walter Watt “Dub” Dickson (a retired Veterinarian of Gastonia and former N.C. State House …

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William Henry Boyce ’40

William Henry Boyce ’40, 94, died at his home in Stuart, Va., on Nov. 11, 2012. He was born on Sept. 22, 1918, in Anson County, N.C., to the late William H. and Louise Lockhart Gaddy Boyce. Boyce graduated from Davidson and received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. Later, he was awarded honorary degrees by both institutions. He was …

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William Blakely Young ’40

William Blakely Young ’40, 97, of Clover, S.C., and formerly of Charlotte, N.C., died April 16, 2012. He was born on July 17, 1914, in Fayetteville, Tenn., son of the late Dr. Raymond A. Young and Emma B. Young. Young served proudly in the Army Air Corps as a navigator, bombardier, and meteorologist. He was an 80-year member and elder …

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Ralph Monger, Jr. ’40

Ralph Monger, Jr. ’40, 94, a lifelong resident of Sanford, N.C., passed away peacefully on Dec. 7 with his wife, Vivian Oliver Monger, P.O. Box 4057, Sanford, NC 27331-4057, by his side. Monger lived his entire life on Summitt Avenue and married the girl next door, Vivian Oliver. With all of Monger’s life experiences and all the wonderful, exciting people …

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Francis W. Hughes ’40

Francis W. Hughes passed on October 31, 2011. No additional information is available at this time.

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