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Richard Leon Brendle, Jr. - Boiling Spring Lakes

Richard Leon Brendle, Jr. age 81, of Boiling Spring Lakes died Thursday, September 13, 2012.

Mr. Brendle was born in Southport on September 3, 1931, son of the late Richard Leon Brendle, Sr. and Marjorie Newton Brendle. He was a graduate of Southport High School where he lettered in every sport. Mr. Brendle was an avid duck hunter and also loved golf. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a Cape Fear River pilot for over 30 years. Mr. Brendle was preceded in death by a son, James Richard Brendle and granddaughter, Brittany Elizabeth Brendle.

Survivors include his wife Carolyn Annette Brendle of the home; two sons, Thomas Leon Brendle and wife Allison and Jefferey Allen Brendle and wife Veronica all of Boiling Spring Lakes; five grandchildren, Mitchell, Ryan, Madison, Morgan, and Mason.

Graveside services will be at 3:00 pm Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Northwood Cemetery with Reverend Vic Potter officiating.

Pallbearers will be Billy Dosher, Wayne Ludlum, Charles McKeithan, Ronnie Register, Jimmy Russ and Doug Watts. Jackie Potter will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Saturday at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Service in Southport.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Downtown Southport, Inc. PO Box 10127, Southport, North Carolina 28461 or the charity of your choice.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport


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