Are you a high school student who may be interested in becoming a firefighter? These after school classes will be hosted at the Randolph Community College Emergency Services Training Center. When you finish, you will have many of the classes you need to become a certified NC firefighter.
Charles Lawrence “Larry Mack” McAlister, 73, of 4541 NC Hwy 22 South, Ramseur, NC, died Sunday, January 4, 2015 at his residence.
Funeral Services, 3:00 PM, Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Concord United Methodist Church, Coleridge.
Officiating, Rev. Ed Carter, George Kivett.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Larry was a native of Guilford County, a retired electrician from Eveready with 25 years of service, and a member of Concord UMC for 53 years. He was a fireman with Coleridge Fire Department for 38 years, serving as Captian, Assistance Chief, and Chief. He was preceded in death by father, Charles B. McAlister, two grandchildren, Whitney Gentry, Savannah Gentry.
Survivors: wife, Pat Powers McAlister, of the home, daughters, Lisa McAlister Capps, and husband Kenny, of Milton, FL., Susan McAlister Leonard, and husband, Ty, of Coleridge, mother, Ruth McAlister McCrickard, of Ramseur, grandchildren, Matt Rector, and wife, Stephanie, of Ramseur, Tyler Leonard, and wife, Jennifer, of Yokota Air Base, Japan, Autumn Capps, of Milton, FL., great granddaughter, Aria Elizabeth Leonard.
The family wishes to express a special thank you to Hospice of Randolph County, Coleridge Fire Department, family and friends.
Visitation, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, at the Coleridge Fire Department, and other times at the residence.
In 2014, the Coleridge-Erect Volunteer Fire Department responded to 388 incidents (unofficial), which is the highest call volume since electronic records began in Randolph County in 1993. This number is subject to vary slightly as the remainder of call reports are entered into NFIRS.
Once the call reports are finalized, we will post a breakdown of the statistics on this site.