LOUIS FOXMAN ADLER LITTLE RIVER, S.C. — Louis Foxman Adler, 64, formerly of Tarboro, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, in Little River.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edgecombe Memorial Park.
Adler is survived by his mother, Sue Baker Adler of Greenville; one son, Louis Wade Adler of Augusta, Ga; one daughter-in-law, Carmon Paige Adler of Little River; one grandson, Jackson Blake Adler of Little River; two sisters, his twin sister Anna Garrett and husband Tom of Ayden, and Billie Hayden and husband Tom of Snead's Ferry.
Adler was the son of Sue Baker Adler of Greenville, N.C., and the late William Adler of Tarboro.
Adler was a 1964 graduate of East Carolina University and upon graduation was commissioned a second leiutenant in the Army Medical Service Corps. He spent three years on active duty at Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, D.C. and was released from service in the rank of captain in August, 1967. Upon completion of service, Adler was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service.
Adler returned to Edgecombe County to participate in the family business, Edgecombe Casket Co. in Pinetops. He served as president of the company until the business was sold in 1994.
He served as president of the Pinetops Lions Club and was named outstanding Lion of the Year in 1969 and 1970. Adler appeared in the 1970 edition of "Outstanding Young Men of America."
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the American Cancer Society or to one's favorite charity.
Funeral arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Tarboro.