Paul Husted ’49

Paul Husted '49

Survived by his nephew, Wesley V. Wyatt (Kelly) of Apex, North Carolina and niece, Elaine W. Johnson (Richie) of Garner, North Carolina as well as grandnephew, Paul and grandnieces, Casey, Erin, Charlotte and Allison.

Born 1928, Cedarville, New Jersey to Warren and Lillian Husted and sister, Charlotte.

Education: Davidson College, North Carolina 1945 – 1949, BS in Biology; University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1949 – 1953 VMD degree; Angell Memorial Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1953- 1954, Small Animal Internship.

Career: United States Air Force (USAF) Veterinary Service; Commissioned First Lieutenant 1954, retired with rank of Colonel 1975.

Assignments: Veterinary Service, USAF Hospital, Wiesbaden, Germany (1955 – 1959); Chief of Veterinary Services, USAF Hospital, Loring Air Force Base (AFB), Maine (1959 – 1960); Chief of Veterinary Services, Military Working Dog Procurement & Training Center, Lackland AFB, Texas (1960 – 1967) & (1971 – 1975); College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University – obtaining a Master of Science (MS) Degree (1967 – 1969); Chief of Veterinary Services, USAF Hospital, Clark AFB, Philippine Islands (1967 – 1971). During his military service, Dr. Husted received three Air Force commendation medals and the Legion of Merit.

Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences. Residency in Small Animal Medicine, 1976 – 1978; Assistant Professor, Administrative Head of Small Animal Medicine Service, 1979 – 1989.

During retirement years traveled extensively in pursuit of his interest in wildlife and the environment; performed volunteer work with the Earthwatch Institute and the Oceanic Society.

Memorial contributions may be made to One Cure, Colorado State University Foundation, P.O. Box 1870, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522-9800, or to the Food Bank for Larimer County, 5706 Wright Drive, Loveland, CO 80538-8840

A Memorial Gathering will be held May 22, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Allnutt Drake Chapel, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526. For more details or to notify the family of your attendance, please contact Wesley Wyatt at

Robert Dave Ahlstrand ’49

Robert Dave Ahlstrand '49

Robert Dave Ahlstrand, Atlanta architect, was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1927 and the following year moved with his parents to Atlanta.

A graduate of Boys’ High School, he attended Davidson College for one year and received his Architectural degree from Auburn University, his early experience in Atlanta was with Toombs & Co, Architects; in Paris, France with the office of Sherlock, Smith & Adams, and in Macon, GA with Associates Hospital Architects.

In 1956 he joined the firm of Finch, Barnes & Paschal which subsequently merged to become FABRAP Architects with whom he was associates for 27 years, serving as Chairman of the Board during his last three years there. Major responsibilities included managing projects for The Coco-Cola Company World Headquarters expansion and administering the Headquarters Expansion for the Royal Saudi Navy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

After two intervening years with Thompson, Hancock & Witte, Architects, he established his independent practice in 1986 which evolved to become the partnership, Charnley-Ahlstrand Assoc., Architects, specializing in industrial work and municipal water treatment facilities in the southeast.

Bob was a lover of travel, music, photography and the arts, serving as layout/exhibit designer for the Piedmont Arts Festival in 1959 & 1960.

He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, American Institute of Architects, and for twenty years an active Board member of the Center for Visually Impaired where he served as Facilities Committee chairman.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Weir Ahlstrand, daughter, Greta Coram, son-in-law, Rick Corman, his two children, Heather and Nate Coram of Steamboat Springs, CO and sister, Shirley A. Stumberg of Atlanta.

A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta 30327 on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 2 o’clock. Family will receive friends in the church parlor one hour before the service.

For those who wish, donations can be made to the Adele McKee Music Fund at Trinity Presbyterian Church or Center for Visually Impaired, Atlanta.

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Charles Jarrett ’49

Dr. Charles Jarrett, 92, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Born September 30, 1926, in Charlotte, he was the son of the late Dr. Ralph Franklin Jarrett and Rose McIntyre Jarrett. He grew up on Pembroke Ave., and many boyhood friends from those years remained through life.

After graduating from McCallie Military School in Chattanooga in 1944, he enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War ll. Charles graduated from Davidson College and then Emory University School of Dentistry, where he made many other lifelong friends.

In 1951, while in dental school, he married Laura Rogers Stroupe of Mt. Holly, NC. Charles was a well-known dentist in Charlotte for more than forty years. He started his practice with his father in downtown Charlotte in the old Independence Building.

He was a member of Myers Park Baptist Church, where he served in many different capacities, including church deacon. He also was an active member of Civitan, and a member of the North Carolina Dental Association.

After retiring he participated in a dental service trip to Peru which also allowed him to visit Machu Picchu, a place of great interest and fascination for Dr. Jarrett. Charles enjoyed a good game of golf with his buddies in the BTL Club at Charlotte Country Club, model ship building, canoeing around the salt marsh at Pawley’s Island, volleyball at the Y on Morehead and following Davidson Wildcat basketball.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Baxley Jarrett; two sons, Charles Alex Jarrett Jr. (Diane Silcox) of Raleigh, Robert Mark Jarrett (Holly Waylett), of Charlotte; and four grandchildren, Daniel Jackson Jarrett, Kimberley Diane Jarrett, Robert Jacob Jarrett, Ashley Charlie Jarrett.

He is also survived by his step-daughter, Marcia Baxley and step-grandson, Ryan Baxley Hewett of Durham.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Laura Stroupe Jarrett and his sister, Nancy Sanders Wilds. Charles will always be remembered for his gentle nature, wit, and generosity.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at noon on Saturday, February 9th at Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte. The family will receive friends following the service. Private interment will take place at Forest Lawn West Cemetery.

To honor his love for animals, especially those who needed a home, memorial gifts can be made to the Humane Society of Charlotte ( Condolences may be offered at

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Mr. Thomas McLean (Buck) Faw, Sr. ’49

Mr. Thomas McLean (Buck) Faw, Sr., age 93, of Mount Airy, passed away on Saturday March 24, 2018. He was born in Millers Creek, N.C., September 13, 1924, to the late Claude C. and Edna McLean Faw.

He was preceded in death by Virginia Smith Faw, his wife of 42 years and good friend, his brother C.C. Faw, Jr., his sisters, Elizabeth Lewis, Margaret Heyward, and Corinne Sink.

Mr. Faw is survived by his daughter, Catherine Faw Lewis of Westwood, KS; his son McLean Faw, Jr. (Denise) of Matthews, NC; grandsons, Chris Lewis (Angela) of Columbia, SC, Luke Faw (Kelle) of Matthews, NC, Benjamin Faw of San Francisco, CA, and Matthew Faw (Alissa) of Los Angeles, CA.

He also had four great-grandchildren, Carter Lewis, Harper Faw, Asher Faw, and Amelia Faw.

Mr. Faw graduated from North Wilkesboro High School, Darlington Preparatory School in Athens, GA, Davidson College, and Wake Forest University School of Law.

He was a trial and corporate attorney in Mount Airy, NC for fifty-three years. He served as a Captain in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War.

He was an Elder of First Presbyterian Church, and on the board of directors of Southern National Bank, Spencer’s Inc., North Carolina Foam Industries, and the Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Faw was an avid tennis and golf player.

A visitation with the family will be held Tuesday March 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon, at Moody Funeral Home of Mount Airy, NC.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Joy Christian Fellowship, 11516 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105, Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030, or to Amazing Grace Non-Denominational Ministry, PO Box 292, Toast, NC 27049.

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