Local Heroes in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill Post No. 6 was in awe this month as the November 2021 edition of Chapel Hill Magazine hit the news stands.  On the Contents page was a large photo of four Chapel Hill Post No. 6 members representing one hundred years of life and service to their country and community.

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With Sadness We Say “Farewell, Bud…”

There is a moment in our lives where we are called to share sad news.  Today, is one of those moments. I am incredibly sad to share with you the loss of Major Everett “Bud” Hampton, United States Marine Corps (Retired), a native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, and a resident of Chapel Hill for over sixty years.  Bud was 97 years of age and passed away peacefully this morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Durham VA’s Hospice Center.

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State Commander James Moore Visited Post 6

A one hundred-year-old American Legionnaire arrived at Chapel Hill Post No. 6 to an official “Piping Aboard” of a dignitary.  The post members stood at Attention throughout the Post Home as the Post’s Ship’s Bell rang and the honorary Bosun’s mate announced, “Elmer Hughes, Arriving!”

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