Claytie Hugh Kiser, age 81 of Carthage died Wednesday (November 15, 2017) at Vident Medical Center in Greenville, NC.


Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Yates-Thagard Baptist Church conducted by Rev. David Reynolds and Rev. Darrell Garner. Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery.


A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Ollie and Holly Hicks Kiser. He was a US Air Force veteran and farmed for many years. He retired from the NC Department of Correction as Sergeant and enjoyed fishing at the Outer Banks and spending time with his family.


He is survived by his wife Nancy Green Kiser; daughter Julie Turner and husband Gary of Zebulon; son Dr. Andy Kiser and wife Heather of Greenville; grandchildren Luke, Jamie, Austin and Hannah.


The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday.


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  1. A Rays of Summer Sunshine was sent on November 16, 2017

    Uncle Clayties warmth and gentle spirit will always be remembered.
    With deepest sympathy

    Don and Karen Jones

  2. Dear Nancy, Julie, Andy and all the family,
    We are sad to hear about Claytie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the memories comfort you in the days ahead. Claytie was a kind christian man, well thought of by many.
    With sincere symp

  3. A Spathiphyllum was sent on November 17, 2017

    Nancy, we are so sorry we cannot be there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Andy, Julie and families. Claytie was a dear sweet uncle and we will all miss him.
    Love, Brian and

  4. So sorry to hear of Sgt. Kiser’s passing. I worked with him at Southern Correctional Institution, Troy, years ago and he was a fine man. Wishing his family peace during this time of sorrow.
    Beverly Harris, Retired Nurse.

  5. So sorry to hear of this, did not know that he had gone on ahead of us. I worked also at Southern Correctional Institution in the mid to late 1980’s. He allowed me to enter and depart the facility many times, as we were fellow officers. He was a very good

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