|Carl Smith Herman|
|September 2, 1944 - March 3, 2006|
My father's story sounds very much like many of the other stories. He
fought hard for 9 days. My father had a heart of gold. He cared for everyone,
especially those who were in pain or suffering. Most everyone that knew
him, knew that he had many heart problems over the years. But, it was
his heart that stopped last. His love sustained him for nine excruciating
days. We will miss him greatly and he will be forever in our memories.
We love you Papa!! Below is a copy of part of his obituary: Carl spent
his entire life and career as an educator in North Carolina. He taught
at every grade level and has held various educational administrative positions.
He capped his career in education with two years as an assistant professor
of history. For the last five years he worked in testing research and
development as a social studies content specialist for Measurements Incorporated.
He spent many years writing, and in 2004 he published his first novel
"Rachel's Dream," which received much praise (www.carlhermanink.com).
He was an active member of Mebane United Methodist Church where over the
years he served on various committees, taught Sunday School and was a
Though he loved education, writing and his church, no one has ever loved his family more than Carl. "Papa" especially loved telling stories to his nephews and grandchildren. Sometimes they were stories of his childhood, while others were from his active imagination. They and all other members of his family will miss him greatly. Please visit his website if you have a moment: www.carlhermanink.com
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