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Richard Lonnie Siler

November 27, 2017

Richard Lonnie Siler, 95, of Siler City died Monday, November 27, 2017 at Chatham Hospital.

Mr. Siler was born in Chatham County on April 19, 1922 the son of DeWitt Talmage and Elzada (Edwards) Siler. Richard was a member of Loves Creek Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon. He served in the Army Air Force during of WWII as a waist gunner-B-24 crew member and flew missions over Europe. Richard served more than 30 years with the Department of Transporation and retired as District Engineer of District #8. After retiring he enjoyed surveying, and was an avid NC State fan.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth D. "Lib" Siler; his parents; brothers Earl, Talmage Siler, Jr., Howard and Hal T. Siler.

He is survived by one daughter: Sharyn Siler Stevens of Fayetteville; one son: Billy Siler and wife, Sandra of Siler City; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Friends may register condolences at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Tuesday from 12:00 –5:00 PM. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017 following the graveside service in fellowship hall at Loves Creek Baptist Church, 1745 East 11th Street, Siler City, NC. The graveside service will be Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Loves Creek Baptist Church, 1745 East 11th Street, Siler City with Rev. Kenny Black officiating.

Memorials may be made to Central Carolina Community College (Hal Siler Scholarship Fund), 1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC 27330, Loves Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or a charity of donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation at Main Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

1:00 - 1:00pm

Loves Creek Baptist Church

1745 E 11th St, Siler City, NC 27344

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Loves Creek Baptist Church

1745 E 11th St, Siler City, NC 27344

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Loves Creek Baptist Cemetery

1745 E 11th St, Siler City, NC 27344

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