Claude Ulric Voils, Jr. ’51

Claude Ulric Voils, Jr. '51Claude Ulric Voils, Jr., 88, of Mooresville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at his residence. He was born April 21, 1929, in Mooresville, to the late Claude and Addria Carpenter Voils.

Mr. Voils was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and was retired from National Starch as their head chemist.

He was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in Mooresville, where he was a member of the Men’s Bible Class. Mr. Voils loved his hometown, Mooresville, where he was a member of the Mooresville Rotary Club and on the board of directors for the Mooresville Federal Savings & Loan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Morgan Voils; and infant twin brother, Thad Voils.

He is survived by his daughters, Jane Kinney (Steve), Mary Aven and late husband, Gary Aven; grandchildren, Stephen Kinney (Tara), Ginger Lane (Josh), Chris Aven (Haylie), Robby Kinney (Candi), William Aven; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 13, from 10 to 11 a.m., with a service following at 11 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. Dave Rockness officiating. Burial at Glenwood Memorial Park will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Barium Springs Home for Children, P.O. Box 1, Barium Springs, NC 28010.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory of Mooresville is serving the Voils family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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