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Richard Samuel Hord

March 24, 1926 January 26, 2019
Richard Samuel Hord
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Obituary for Richard Samuel Hord

Richard Samuel Hord, 92, of Lawndale, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Peak Resources in Shelby.

Born in Cleveland County he was a son of the late Thomas Buford Hord and Cora Bertha McKinney Hord. He was the owner and operator of Hord's Service Station for twenty-five years and was also a retired USPS mail carrier. Richard was an active member of Lawndale United Methodist Church having served as a Trustee and working with the United Methodist Men. He was instrumental in the formation of Lawndale Fire Department as well as serving as the first fire chief, which he held for twenty-one years. He would then move on and serve the Town of Lawndale on the town council for four years and as its mayor for nineteen years. He was also a member of the Lawndale Masonic Lodge #486 for sixty seven years, Lawndale Lions Club, trustee for UCAN, Upper Cleveland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Economic Development Commission for Cleveland County.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Dick Hord; brother, Tom Hord; and three sisters, Bertie Lee Cabiness, Stella Crowder and Annie Pearl Hord.

He is survived by his wife of seventy-four years Betty Lee Hord; two daughters, Sandy Melton and husband Bob of Shelby and Betsy Jones and husband Mark of Boiling Springs; daughter-in-law, Jane Hord of Lawndale; six grandchildren, Cindy Sain (Greg), Tammy Hollifield (Dennis), Richard Hord, III (Jackie), Megan Gorski (David), Charlie Jones (Jamie), and Michelle Shook (Billy); great grandchildren, Casey Harmon (Brad), Alex Hollifield (Ben Kees), Anna Caroline & Will Gorski, Aubrey & Remy Shook; and a great-great-grandson, Wyatt Harmon.

A celebration of life service will be held on 3:00PM Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Lawndale with the Rev. Keith Sherrill officiating. Masonic rites will also be performed at the conclusion of the service.

A reception for friends and family will follow the service from 4:30PM until 6:00PM in the Lawndale Community Center, 119 Piedmont Drive, Lawndale, NC 28090.

Memorials may be made to Lawndale United Methodist Church, PO Box 548, Lawndale, NC 28090.

Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston.


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Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday

30

Jan

3:00 PM 1/30/2019 3:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church, Lawndale

618 E. Main Street
Lawndale, NC 28090

First United Methodist Church, Lawndale
618 E. Main Street Lawndale 28090 NC
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

30

Jan

4:30 PM 1/30/2019 4:30:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/30/2019 6:00:00 PM
Lawndale Community Center

119 Piedmont Drive
Lawndale, NC 28090

Lawndale Community Center
119 Piedmont Drive Lawndale 28090 NC
United States
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