Franklin "Chip" Edgar Lattimore, Jr., 73, of Lawndale, passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Testa Hospice House ,Kings Mountain .
Born in Cleveland County on October 26, 1948, he was the son of the late Rev. Franklin Edgar Lattimore and Josephine Towery Cook. He was retired from PPG and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He also served in the US Army during Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Melinda Beam Lattimore; son, Jimmy Lattimore and wife Wendy of Lawndale; two daughters, Barbara Blevins and husband Chad of Lawndale and Codie Ray and husband Michael of Granite Falls; sister, Karen Smith and husband Walt of Wilmington; five grandchildren, Easton Theis, Silas Ray, Callie Ray, Nova Ray and Charlie Blevins.
The family will receive friends after the graveside service.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 11:00AM at Rose Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Jim Kilby officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave. Ste100, Charlotte, NC 28207 or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.