Ken was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend. He courageously battled multiple myeloma with optimism and grace for 21 years. Ken was extremely grateful to Guido J.K. Tricot, MD, Clinical Director of the Myeloma Center, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AK and Melissa Alsina, MD, Head of the Multiple Myeloma Transplant Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL. Ken's ultimate goal was to live to find a cure for multiple myeloma.
Peter Warner Hardin, age 84 and resident of Fishkill, New York, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020, surrounded by family. Peter was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in April 2000, but did not require treatment until April 2016.
Peter is survived by his wife, Teresa; his brother, James Budd Hardin; his son William Michael Hardin and daughter-in-law Amy Hardin; his son Jeffrey Hardin and daughter-in-law Christina Hardin; his granddaughters Madison, Emma, and Violet Hardin of Round Rock, Texas; as well as many other loving family members and friends. Peter spent his retirement years traveling, cultivating his car and photo hobbies, and snow birding in Florida.
Mr. James Lee Turner of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2020. He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in July of 2013 and displayed tremendous strength and determination over the years while facing the challenges associated with the disease.
Born Warren Benton Miller II on June 14, 1950, to Alvin and Nadine (Elder) Miller, Ben spent most of his youth in Bakersfield, CA. At a young age he aspired to become a railroad engineer or airline pilot, until a 1950's console television, with a ten inch screen, was wheeled into the living room. From that moment he was enthralled with the emerging broadcasting industry.
Blessed with a quick wit, Ben was known for his ability to deliver rapid-fire puns for any occasion. Failing to mention his love of puns, even in his obituary, would be a grave omission.
Don was always there to lend a hand, whether it was helping his father after his mother’s sudden death, his sister battle cancer or his friends through various life struggles. Don will always be remembered for his smile and infectious laughter. Don enjoyed traveling, swimming, circuit training fitness, and spending time with family and friends. Don was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend to all.
Ted attended Midwest City High School and graduated in 1973. He was the first round draft pick by the Boston Red Sox in 1973. He also played with the Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays. Ted’s record setting major league debut of six hits in his first six at bats is still standing after 43 years.
Reverend Leon Grant from Eastover, SC was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, relative and friend to many. Following the direction of God, Leon moved to Rockville, MD where he lived for over 55 years. He followed his calling of public service working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for 25 years. Later Leon followed his spiritual calling becoming Pastor of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, MD, where he served for 30 years. His life’s work was helping others and serving those in his congregation and community. Leon demonstrated faithfulness, dedication, and selfless service not only to his family but to all he came in contact with. The life he lived had a significant impact on many.
Robert Gordon Van Horn was born January 25, 1949 in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Bob had a love of all things outdoors and all types of adventures including, hiking, fishing, and most of all cycling. He participated in RAGBRAI for many years. He enjoyed touring the country in his Tesla, Trixie I and Trixie II. He had many fun, great adventures and stories to tell. He was a member of the Antioch Church in Marion, Iowa, and was baptized in 2019. He now resides with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
For those that were lucky enough to know Tom he was wonderful to work with for many reasons, but we will remember him as a great person and friend. He had an incredible spirit, positivity that inspired, and contagious joy that could not be denied.
Annette P. King passed away peacefully on 2 October 2019 surrounded by her family. Her memory will be forever cherished by her beloved husband of over 50 years, Robert, and children Paul Wolf (Kathy), William Wolf, Jr (Lisa), and Pamela Intile. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
Raymond “Bubba” Alston passed away comfortably and peacefully on September 24th, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Bubba was loved for his sense of humor and for being a great friend to many. He will be deeply missed.