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US Army MSG Ret. Harold Gene Latham

October 4, 1929 — March 1, 2018

US Army MSG Ret. Harold Gene Latham

US Army MSG Ret. Harold Gene Latham, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday, March 01, 2018, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

He was born in Memphis, TN, on October 4, 1929.  Harold Proudly served in the Army during the Korean War with the 82nd Airborne for over 20 years.  During his time in the service he was deployed to Korea three times. In recent years, he volunteered his time at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.  Preceding Harold in death was his daughter, Sheila Ann Latham.

Left to cherish Harold’s memory are his wife, Dottie; daughters, Pamela Latham of Wilmington and Robyn Henry and husband Greg of Atlanta, sister, Sharmain McLeod of Fayetteville; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to Eutaw United Church of Christ at 900 Stamper Road, Fayetteville, NC  28303.

A memorial service honoring Harold is scheduled for 1pm on March 10, 2018, at Eutaw United Church of Christ.  A private family burial service will be held at a later date at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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