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Former Chatham School Board Vice-Chairman Craig Lisk died on Sunday

Posted Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Siler City, NC - Norman Craig Lisk, Sr., 93, of 902 West Fifth Street, Siler City, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Clyde Denny officiating. Burial with military rites by the Randolph County Honor Guard will follow in Chatham Memorial Park .

Mr. Lisk was born October 5, 1915, in Richfield, N.C., the son of Walter Lee and Mary Jane (Parker) Lisk. Mr. Lisk was a native of Rowan County, a graduate of Pfeifer College and retired administrator of 31 years at Chatham Hospital. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Siler City where he served as a trustee and on the administrative board and the property committee. Mr. Lisk had been awarded honors in the past as citizen of the year, past vice chairman of the Chatham County Board of Education and past president of the N.C. Hospital Association. Norman was a member of the Siler City Rotary Club, where he had served as president and secretary. He was also an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel (Karriker) Lisk; two daughters, Jane Lisk Andrews and husband, Robert, of Siler City and Martha Lisk of Pittsboro; and one son, Norman Craig Lisk, Jr. and wife, Colleen, of Blowing Rock; granddaughter, Tish Robertson of Blowing Rock; and great-grandchildren, Camille and Jake Ward of Blowing Rock.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, at First United Methodist Church, 1101 West Raleigh Street, Siler City, N.C., and other times at the family home.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 212, Siler City, NC 27344; Rotary Club of Siler City, on behalf of the support of Chatham Hospital, Attention: Charles Johnson, P.O. Box 463, Siler City, NC 27344; or to Chatham County Council on Aging, 112 Village Lake Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

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