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“we were so sorry to here about rink darrell thought a lot of him you have our sympathy ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: darrell & sandy sigman - conover, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family...Love yall!!! Rink will be missed! ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Mark and Carmella Hedrick - NC

“God Bless you and your family in this time of grief, Just remember all the good times. I love you & thanks for being a great friend. Love Charlene...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Charlene Bumgarner - Hickory, NC

“Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. Rick was loved & will live in our hearts forever. God Bless Love Janice & Eddie ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Janice Eckard - Hickory, NC

“Rink was my friend for many years and I enjoyed that friendship and appreciated his many talents during those years while he was with Paul Eckard. ...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Dan Hall - Hickory, NC

“I was just heart broken to hear of Rinks passing, he was a wonderful person and I'll never forget all the fun times we had with you guys....Faye I...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Connie Simmons - hickory, NC

“To my little sister Faye and entire family: "Remember" not with sadness but with Joy all the good years wonderful occasions and good times for we...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Milford & Barbara Barbour - NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Bert Spatz - Hickory, NC

“Melanie and family... I am so sorry about the passing of your dad. Mom always loved him. God will give you all the strength to make it through this...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Janie Johnson - Hickory, NC

“To Melanie and Jason and the rest of the family, my heart and sympathy go out to you. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Dotty Wilcox - Hickory, NC

“My thoughts & prayers our with you & your family. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Parkhurst - Hickory, NC

“My sincere condolences to Rinks loving family. While I only got to know him once he was in hospice, I knew he was an honorable and kind human being....Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Steven D'Agostino - NC

“To a good friend and neighbor. God bless you. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: michael wrenn - hickory, NC

“May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead. With Sincerest Sympathy, Cinde Stinson ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Cinde Stinson - INDIAN TRAIL, NC

“I'm so sorry to hear about your loss.He will be missed.You and the family will be in our prayers.If there's anything we can do to help just us know. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Michael King - Conover, NC

“At this time, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We extend our condolences and strenght to you and your family. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Lee & Stephanie Setzer - NC

“To my sister and family whom I love so very much, I want to extend my deepest and heartfelt sympathy in the passing of our dear Rink. He will be...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy and Steve Sigmon - NC

“Dearest Faye and family, We love you and are praying for each of you. We loved Rink and saw the love and care that each of you shared with him. He...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Skip and Linda Niehoff & family - NC

“Tony, I just wanted to let you know that you and your family are on my mind and in my heart. Enjoy his memory. Peace. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Cheryl Slebioda - Charlotte, NC

“Faye,Lisa,Melanie and Tony our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through your time of loss. I have some very fond memories of our...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Davis - Taylorsville, NC

21 of 21 | Posted by: HAROLD & SHIRLEY SHOOK - HICKORY, NC

James Pinkney "Rink" Queen, 74, of Conover, passed away September 29, 2012 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrills Ford. Mr. Queen was born November 28, 1937 in Catawba County to the late John Queen and Clara B. Brown Queen. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; Robert J. Queen and Cecil J. Queen, two sisters; Lottie "Sis" Eckard and Norma Q. Earley and a number of nieces and nephews. He was a member of Millers Lutheran Church, served in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from Paul Eckard Roofing. Survivors include his wife; Faye Barbour Queen of the home, two daughters; Lisa S. Morgan and husband Steve of Conover and Melanie Queen Phillis and husband Jason of Hickory, a son; Robert Anthony "Tony" Queen and wife Tayloire of Cary, granddaughters; Heather Shook and Hannah Shook both of Conover, grandsons; Clayton Max Morgan of Conover, John Anthony "JAQ" Queen, James Patrick "Pat" Queen and Carson Caleb Queen all of Cary, a great grandson; Jaxson Turner Shook of Conover. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 4:00 P.M. in the Chapel at Bass-Smith Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. prior to the service at Bass-Smith Funeral Home. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #48 of Hickory. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton N.C. 28658. Family would like to extend their appreciation to all the loving staff of Hospice, they made our difficult time much easier. Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory in Hickory is serving the family of James Pinkney "Rink" Queen.

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