Norman E. Herlocker

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 8, 2007

KANNAPOLIS – Norman Eugene Herlocker, 86, formerly of Kannapolis, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at North Carolina State Veterans’ Home in Salisbury, following two years of declining health.

Born Dec. 24, 1920, in Cabarrus County, Mr. Herlocker was a son of the late John H. Herlocker and the late Earnee Fink Herlocker.

He was a graduate of Millingsport High School. A WWII veteran serving in the US Army, Mr. Herlocker was retired from Cannon Mills as a card room overseer. He was a member of Royal Oaks Methodist Church for over 40 years.

Mr. Herlocker was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Edna Petrea Herlocker, two brothers, Lewis T. Herlocker and James C. Herlocker, and one sister, Ruby L. Howard.

Survivors include his son, Roger Dale Herlocker of Kannapolis, a daughter, Robin H. Marlowe of Concord, two granddaughters, Alicia Forrest of Kannapolis and Melissa L. Marlowe of Concord, one grandson, Roger Dale Herlocker, Jr., of China Grove, two great-grandsons, Dylan Herlocker and Darren Forrest “Jr.”, two great-granddaughters, Brittney Forrest and Madaline Herlocker, and three sisters, Ruth Smith of Salisbury, Hazel Barringer of Concord, and Rachel Hartsoe of Kannapolis.

Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday January 3, 2007 at Royal Oaks Methodist Church in Kannapolis with the Rev. Darrin Everhart officiating. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

Visitation: 7-9 Tuesday at Whitley’s Funeral Home. At other times the family will be at their respective residences.

Memorials: NC State Veterans’ Home, P.O. Box 599, Salisbury NC 28145; or to Royal Oaks Methodist Church, 1020 Kansas St., Kannapolis NC 28083.

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