ROCKINGHAM – Joe Dodd Erwin, 59, 426 Curtis Drive, Rockingham, died suddenly Saturday morning [September 27, 1975].
Funeral services will be held today at 4:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Eastside Cemetery, Rockingham.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Cecil Valley Erwin; three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Carmen) Dyson, Fairfax, Va., Mrs. Thomas (Nancy) Clarke, Montmorenci, S.C., Mrs. Ronald Allen Bowen, Newport; one brother, J. E. Erwin, Baton Rouge, La.
He was a graduate of the College of Pharmacy of the University of Kentucky, served in the United States Navy in World War II, was a 32nd degree Mason. He was managing the pharmaceutical department of S. E. Nicholson, in Lumberton at the time of his death.