Statesville Record & Landmark, Statesville, NC 17 July 1973, page 6
Ketchie Succumbs Record & Landmark Bureau MOORESVILLE - George Thomas Ketchie, 55,606 W. Wilson Wilson Ave., died Sunday. A service station operator, he was born on June 15, 1918, in Iredell County to the late Lottie Bailey Ketchie and David B. Ketchie. Survivors include his wife, Alma Ruth Hegler Ketchie, one son, Allen Roy Ketchie of Mooresville; three daughters, Mrs. Marvin Barlow of Gastonia, Mrs. Dale K. Groome of Dothan, Ala., and Mrs. Larry E. Cain of Charlotte; one sister, Mrs. Troy Overcash of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio; one brother, Robert A. Ketchie of Cleveland, Ohio; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gavin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Zane Gray Norton and Rev. R. E. Sides officiating. Burial will follow in Knox Chapel • Methodist Church Cemetery in Rowan County. The family will receive friends at Cavin Funeral Home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today.