Dr. Alfred John Goetze, 93, formerly of Raleigh, passed on Tuesday December 9,2014.
He was preceded in death by his wife Annie Laurie Melvin Goetze of fifty years. Alfred graduated from Duke University and was a professor at North Carolina State University for over fifty years.
He is survived by two nieces, Mary Jane Garrell Sessions and Gail Page Garrell, his caretaker for eleven years.
The last eighteen years were spent cruising and traveling with Gail and her family. Al was lovingly called “Uncle Al” by all of his friends and at the beach.
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A Graveside service will be Friday, December 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Melvin Family Cemetery, White Lake N.C. McKenzie Mortuary Service.