F. Harding Sugg, Sr. ’40

F. Harding Sugg, Sr. ’40 of Greenville, N.C., died July 1, 2006. He attended E.C.T.C. and Davidson and graduated from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill. He served in World War II in the U.S. Naval Reserve Service Force Atlantic fleet and aboard the U.S.S. Melville and A.D.2 in the European Theatre. He served as president of the Greenville Tobacco Warehouse Association, East Carolina Tobacco Warehouse Association, Bright Belt Warehouse Association, and also Greenville Tobacco Board of Trade. He owned and operated tobacco warehouses in Greenville, N.C., and Statesboro, Ga. He was president of the Greenville Rotary Club, also serving on the city school board, as Chairman of the Pitt County Jury Commission, and other commissions for Pitt County Clerk of Court. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, Abba Velle Bouyd Sugg; and two brothers, Harold G. Sugg ’37 and Benjamin B. Sugg, Jr. ’33. Survivors include daughters, Anne Bennett Sugg Stroud and husband, Eddie, of Lilburn, Ga.; Lillian Gray Sugg Lowry and husband, Ray, of Beaverdam, Va.; The Rev. Dr. Mary Boyd Sugg Click and husband, Rev. S. Jack Click, of Springfield, Va.; and son Fordyce Harding Sugg, Jr. and wife Pat, 3301 Tucker Dr., Greenville, N.C. 27858; eight grand children; and three great-grandchildre.