In Memoriam: 1 November 2019

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 26 October through 1 November 2019.

Robert Buchanan, 94, of Boonville, Indiana, passed away 25 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana and Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Freda, who passed away in 2010.

Abel Curup, 93, of Los Angeles California, passed away 28 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Arizona and California. He is survived by his wife, Delia. 

Lyde Killingsworth, 82, of Meansville, Georgia, passed away 26 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Lavelle.

Richard North, 62, of Moraine, Ohio, passed away 28 October 2019. He was a retired music minister, serving in Ohio, Tennessee, Oregon, and Kansas. He is survived by his wife, Brenda North.

Frederick Patterson, 78, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, passed away 24 October 2019. He was the husband of retired minister Susan Patterson, who served in Pennslyvania. 

J. Leroy Spradling, 84, of Sherman, Texas, passed away 27 October 2019. He was a retired minister and chaplain, serving in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. He is survived by his wife, Betty. 

Bobbie Sumner, 85, of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, passed away 24 October 2019. She was the widow of retired minister Lee Steele, who served in Kansas, California, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arizona. Lee passed away in 1998. Bobbie is survived by her second husband, Donald.

Wilbur Tucker, 76, of Collinsville, Oklahoma, passed away 24 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Kansas, Arkansas, Arizona, and Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Connie.

For previous editions of In Memoriam, see the "Passings" section by clicking here.

Note: Please join us in prayer for the families who have lost loved ones. Click on names for full stories, funeral information, local online obituaries, and/or guest books (if available). To submit an entry of a minister or church leader, send to news@nazarene.org.

--Compiled by NCN News

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