Summary: mayor of Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 1977 to 1989 who as a three-term mayor oversaw the construction of the city's coliseum and downtown hotel towers, but who is also credited with expanding the downtown convention center developing the Muddy Creek waste water planet and pushing for improvements to I-40 through the city during his tenure.
Cause of death: Complications from a fall
Born: May 14, 1914
Died: April 12, 2004
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina