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Very Special Eagles Gathered for the 3rd Annual OC Remembers

OC Remembers event 2019

We said farewell to a number of our community in the past academic year. Dec. 8 we gathered to honor them at OC Remembers. An intimate group of family members and close friends attended the annual ceremony recognizing the contributions of alumni, faculty, staff and trustees who have gone before us. Each family had the opportunity to display memorabilia in the McIntosh Conservatory before a service that included the naming of each loved one and a presentation of a rose. We honor those who have taught us much and rest in the promise of seeing them again.

President deSteiguer led our broad campus family at the OC Remembers ceremony and event for those who have passed away October 2018 - Oct 2019. A family reception preceded the memorial service in the conservatory. Then, family and friends gathered in Baugh Auditorium for the ceremony. Those remembered included alumni, students, past or present employees or spouses and Board of Trustees or spouses. About 400 people gathered to say farewell to 59 individuals with 27 families represented in attendance.

The program included performances by the Chorale and special recognition of each Eagle preceding us to heaven.


Calvin Franklin, Jr.


Joyce Brownlie


Gladys Burcham


Mickey Cowan


Kelly Crawford

2011

Darvin Keck


Fred McGinn


Virginia Niles


Gary Shreck

1962

Jim Stephens


Bill Smith


Vera Bonebrake


Ralph Chain


Bill Simpson


Charley Armstrong

1958

Roy Benningfield

1959

David Bentley

1981

Douglas Campbell

1975

George Covalt

1956

Ralph Daugherity

1970

Joe Elmore

1975

Wes Emptage

1960

Betty Summers Foltz

1971

Larry Forrester

1968

William (Bill) Freeze, Sr.

1964

Karen Greenway

2000

Mike Hefner

2006

Phyllis Campbell Herren

1957

Stan Hicks

1975

Janet Thacker Hudelson

1965

Ortell Armstrong Hull

1952

Brenda Bartlett Johnson

1972

Amanda Jones

1995

Martin Kemplin

1973

Tom Knight

1990

Michael McCarthy

1973

Gary McDonald, Jr.

1993

Ann Coffey McGuire

1969

Danny Minor

1964

Victor Moore

1978

Greta Lawson Morrison

1971

Carolyn Rhoden Murrah

1989

Doris Albright Murray

1968

Chuck Nusbaum

1996

Marvin Overstreet

1969

David Sherlock

1968

Ron Sherman

1966

Jason Shipton

2002

George Shirley

1965

Sam Sidders

1962

Daniel Skaggs

1962

Jim Suiter

1963

Thomas (Bud) Tibbles

1956

Tamara Tuggle

1986

Linda Hooker Walker

1968

Jeff Whitehead

1976

Jim Williams

1965

Joe Yokley

1964

Graydon Reid

2021