LIVERMAN, SR., Henry Joseph

Henry Joseph LIVERMAN, SR., M.D., 78, of Engelhard, died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2003, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Born March 8, 1925 in Tyrrell County, he was the son of the late Henry Turner and Florence Captolia Liverman. He graduated from Columbia High School and furthered his education at Elon College, Newberry College, Notre Dame University, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and University of Louisville Medical School. He served his residency in the United States Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. He began his medical practice at the former Columbia Hospital and moved to Hyde County in 1951 where he began the practice in family medicine that he would retire from in June of 2003. He enjoyed aviation, was a pilot for many years, was active in Experimental Aircraft Association and, with his family's help, built two airplanes. He was a long time senior FAA examiner.  Dr. Liverman was a Mason and member of the Mattamuskeet Lodge AF & AM and received his 50 year in 2003. He was an accomplished author and had published two books, "High Days and Holidays," and the first of a trilogy entitled "Taking Stock." He was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church, where he was a past senior warden. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II and the Korean conflict. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. George's Episcopal Church at Lake Landing. The Rev. James Lupton and the Rev. Josh Mackenzie will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Clark Liverman, Hays Liverman, Matt Liverman, Mike Casper, Dr. Rick Potts and Wade Selby. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Johnston, Tom Davis, Randy Watson, Roy Underhill, Michael Casper and Joe Potts.  Surviving are his wife, Kathryn "June" Long Liverman; two sons, Henry Joseph Liverman Jr. and wife Maureen Clark Liverman and Walter Long Liverman and wife Jill Kimberlin Liverman, all of Kill Devil Hills; a daughter, Kathy L. Anderson and husband Forrest W. Anderson of Engelhard; and eight grandchildren, Joseph Clark Liverman, Spencer Hays Liverman, Matthew Gray Liverman, Kristen Renee Liverman, Jacob Turner Liverman, Abby Wrenn Anderson, Margaret Caroline Anderson and Kathryn Hallie Anderson.  Because of post hurricane conditions at the funeral home, the family will receive friends at the home on Saturday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Bryan Funeral Service of Swan Quarter is serving the Liverman family.  (Washington Daily News - Saturday, November 1, 2003)