Berry, Wilburn (Will) E.
Apr 10, 2017
CLEMMONS - 2/16/38 - 4/7/17 Dr. Wilburn (Will) E. Berry Jr., 79, of Clemmons passed away 4-7-17 at Forsyth Medical Ctr after a brave battle with cancer. He was born in Morganton 2-16-38 to Ruth H. Berry & Wilburn E. Berry, Sr. of Drexel. He received his BS Degree in 1960 from Wake Forest where he was a Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity member. He received his optometric training at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He served on The Board of Directors for The NC Eye & Human Tissue Bank with his good friend & founder, Dr. L. B. Holt. He was a member of The American Optometric Association & The NC Optometric Society for over 50 yrs. He enjoyed history, cooking, music, Wake Forest football & basketball, cars, boats, the beach, family, friends, optometry & his patients. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Jane Quinn Berry of Clemmons, his son, Christopher Berry, his wife, Shannon Berry, two grandsons, Scott & Evan Berry of Charlotte, one sister, Elizabeth Woody & her husband, Bill Woody of Drexel. His sense of humor, selflessness & huge heart will be greatly missed but NEVER forgotten. The family will host a private memorial service celebrating his life. Please make memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society by calling 1-800-227-2345 or going to donate3.cancer.org.
Moore, Donald Lee "Don"
Oct 30, 2016
Winston-Salem Sept. 30, 1941 - Oct. 27, 2016 Donald Lee "Don" Moore, 75, of Winston-Salem, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Ruth Stone Moore of Siler City, and a brother, Steve Moore, of Los Angeles, California. He was born on September 30, 1941, in Siler City. A class of 1965 graduate of Wake Forest University, he devoted his career to helping others live a more meaningful and positive life. Highlights of his career included serving as executive director of the Winston-Salem Boys' and Girls' Club of America from 1972 to 1993 and as director of Prodigals Community from 2002-2006. Don was a member of Home Moravian Church. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Terry Fulp Moore, and their three children and families: the Rev. Joe and the Rev. Kelly Moore, and their son Zachary, of Winston-Salem; Wes and Shannon Moore and their sons Ryan and Morgan, of Wilmington; and Ellen and Bryan Gallimore and their son Jackson, of Winston-Salem. He is also survived by a brother, George Moore and wife, Carolyn, of Asheville, and a sister-in-law, Beth Moore, of Los Angeles, CA, as well as many other special relatives and friends. Don loved spending time with his grandsons, working in his yard, playing golf with friends, and cheering on Wake Forest University sports teams. He lived a long, full life surrounded by many friends and family. A memorial service will be held at Home Moravian Church at 3 pm on Tuesday, November 1, with the Rev. Rick Sides and the Rev. Ginny Tobiassen officiating. Visitation will be in the fellowship hall immediately following the service. Memorials may be made to Home Moravian Church designated for Diggs Latham Elementary School, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, N.C, 27101. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
Brother Walt Thompson (T 747, B.S. '78, M.A. '79) who served as High Alpha (1977 - 1978) has recently been elected President of Board of Trustees of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is the world's largest sports medicine and exercise science professional organization with over 50,000 members, student members, and certified health fitness professionals.
He will be installed at ACSM's annual meeting to be held in Denver (June 2017). After receiving a PhD from The Ohio State University in 1983, Brother Thompson held positions at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, the University of Southern Mississippi, and, for the past 22 years, Georgia State University in Atlanta. He is a regent, professor, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Education & Human Development. While at Wake Forest, Brother Thompson was an Exercise Science major and was twice named the Most Valuable Player on the WFU Demon Deacon Track & Field team.