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Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Walter Hardy Mills, Jr.

3/28/1922 ~ 03/18/2018

Services will be held: 04/14/2018

Wright Hardy

Wright Lupton Hardy

3/19/1923 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/25/2018

Lois Strickland obit photo

Lois K. Strickland

11/11/1944 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/27/2018

Stacy Penny

Stacy B. Penny

08/01/1931 ~ 03/20/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

W. Adams Obit Photo

Wilbert Wright “Gabe” Adams

10/12/1929 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018


Cecil R. Brown

03/13/1940 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

William Jones

William “Billy” Jones

01/18/1937 ~ 03/17/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

David Eugene Simpkins

12/18/1955 ~ 03/13/2018

Services will be held: 03/18/2018

George Thomas Tolar

George Thomas Tolar Pic Website

12/13/1945 ~ 04/14/2017

George Thomas Tolar, 71, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at UNC REX Hospital.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 6:00-8:00pm at Bryan Lee Funeral Home, 300 East McIver Street, Angier, NC.

Mr. Tolar was born December 13, 1945, in Lumberton, North Carolina. He was the son of the late Thomas Murrell Tolar and Annie Mae Worrell Tolar. He retired from Tyco Electronics in 2011.

Mr. Tolar is survived by his wife, Cathy Milstead Tolar, and daughter and son-in-law Ann Marie and Jeff Davis of Erwin, North Carolina.

Memorials may be made to SPCA of Wake County, NW Harnett VFD/Rescue Squad, Rex Hospital Foundation, Victory Junction Gang Camp, St. Jude’s or charity of your choice.



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  1. Barbara Allen Willard

    George Tolar may you Rest In Peace and thank you for giving me the best gift I’ve ever been given!
    Our precious and amazing daughter!
    You were the best of the best when it came to fatherhood!
    You did your job well and she turned out as we all wished for her!
    Ann Marie Tolar Davis you had amazing upbringing and a dad to be proud!
    You were his little punkin!
    No regrets George just happy and proud memories!
    Barbara Allen Willard

  2. Larry S Turner

    George Tolar was a great friend. Cathy so sorry to hear about this.

  3. David West

    I’m very sorry for your loss. I’ll will not be in town for visitation but you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Your Friend
    David West

  4. Carol Stalls

    I’m so sorry for your loss Cathy. You and your loved ones are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Les Haskett

    Sorry to hear about George. I great friend and co-worker here at Tyco. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. linda harward

    George was a great friend when we worked at Lufkin. Praying for Cathy and Ann Marie for God’s comfort and strength.

  7. Linda Hollamon

    I am sorry for the loss of your husband, George. Please take comfort in the memories you have– I always enjoyed the stories you shared. I will keep you in my thoughts in the days to come.
    Hugs to you-

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