Revised on: 07.9.2018 at 11:34 a.m.
Posted on: 07.9.2018 at 11:33 a.m.
Harold Dean Register, 79, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center.
He was the son of the late Mary Gertrude Edwards Register and Ralph Carlton Register. He was also preceded in death by a step-daughter, Gayle McPherson Bell.
He was a member of Old Dock Methodist Church. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy.
Harold Dean was employed in sales at Southeast Farm Equipment Company (V&M) in Whiteville for 37 years and later at Vause Equipment Company in Fayetteville for four years until his retirement.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 9 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. Final rites will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 at the funeral home with Rev. Ken Sides officiating. Interment will be in the Shiloh Church Cemetery in Whiteville.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Ruby Lee Prince Register of the home; a stepson, James Gregg McPherson of Whiteville; one sister, Dinah R. Reaves (Wayne) of Whiteville; one niece, Melissa Priest (Charlie) of Whiteville; two nephews, Wesley Reaves (Megan) of Ocean Isle Beach and Clay Reaves of Whiteville; a step-granddaughter; and two step-great-granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to the Nakina Middle School, “Mustang Club,” 9822 Seven Creeks Hwy., Nakina, N.C. 28455 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.
Online condolences may be offered at www.worthingtonfuneralhome.com.