Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 18, 2012 Charles Timothy Sutphin, D. Sept. 16, 2012 Charles Timothy Sutphin, age 65, of Boone passed away on September 16, 2012 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. A native of Avery County, he was born May 9, 1947 a son of the late Eugene Hubert and Helen Reece Sudderth Sutphin. He worked for Tweetsie Railroad as Treasurer for 20 years. Tim was of the Christian faith and enjoyed computers and working crossword puzzles. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jason Sutphin. Tim has left to cherish his memory his: brothers, Jim Sutphin of Newland, Joe Sutphin and wife Bobbie of Gray, TN; niece, Meredith Susan Sutphin Hayes; nephew, David Sutphin. Funeral services for Charles Timothy Supthin will be conducted on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Grandfather Chapel. Inurnment will follow in the Montezuma Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: the American Cancer Society at 120 Executive Park Bldg 1 Asheville, NC 28801. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at …
July 3, 2012. There are over 70 freshwater swimming holes littered around North Carolina, but it would seem that many alone are located here in the High Country. One of the most popular summer activities around Boone is to take advantage of area swimming holes and the activities they provide. Students, locals and tourists alike flee to these natural water parks to escape the summer heat on a daily basis, but locating one can be tricky.
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE
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