Deaths for the week of Oct. 12

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 12, 2023

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Melvin T. Schroyer Sr.

The family is sad to announce the passing of Melvin T. Schroyer Sr., 84, of Winston-Salem.

Mel passed away Sept. 30, 2023, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife Donna. He loved his community and had a large impact on West Forsyth High football for over 30 years.

He was a Little League coach and also loved NASCAR racing.

He is survived by his son Tommy Schroyer (Denise); granddaughter Candice Harris (Matt), and their daughters, Britney, McKenzie, Sophia and Lacey Harris; and great-grandsons Brandon and Kevin Dalton. He is also survived by brother Johnny and sisters Barbara and Paula. The memorial will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2023,  at Clemmons First Baptist Family Life Center.

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• Robert “Bob” Joseph Hauser Sr., 79, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.

• Mr. Clyde Edward Cromer, 88, of Winston-Salem passed away on Oct. 6, 2023, at Willowbrook Rehabilitation and Care Center in Yadkinville.

• Peggy Joyce Atkinson Lawson, 86, passed away on Oct. 3, 2023.

• James “Corky” Robert Carmichael, 87, entered the more immediate presence of our Lord and Savior on Oct. 2, 2023.

Dr. William Elliott Austin, 73, died peacefully surrounded by his wife and three daughters on Oct. 1, 2023.

• Martha Angelia “Ann” Eddinger Lambeth, 92, passed away peacefully on Oct. 1, 2023, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, surrounded by her family.

• Janet Ellen Cook Craver, 61, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, and is in the more immediate presence of our Lord and Savior.

• Bernice Goforth Lemons, 96, passed away Oct. 7, 2023.

• Dr. Kenneth “Ken” Edward Peacock, 75, of Bermuda Run passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, at his home.

• Mr. Kenny Wilson Doby, 63, of Mocksville passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at Forsyth Medical Center.

• Mr. Garry Dean Norman, 74, of Lewisville passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.

• Mrs. Pattie Elizabeth Luper Boone, 78, of Clemmons passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023, at Clemmons Medical Center.

• Mr. John Sheridan Brannan, 83, passed away Sept. 29, 2023.

• Huxley “Hux” Michael Arrington, 16 months old, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sept. 27, 2023.

• Francis Theodore “Ted” Elliot III, 75, passed away on Sept. 20, 2023.

• Elizabeth “Betty” Pearson MacIntosh Hastings, 95, left this Earth to join her precious Savior Jesus on Oct. 7, 2023.