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Sen. Soles's father has died

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TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) -- The father of Sen. R.C. Soles, Jr., died this morning at Loris Community Hospital. Robert Charles Soles, Sr., was 98 years old.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tabor City Baptist Church. The committal service will be at 2 p.m. in the Myrtle Green Cemetery in Tabor City.

Sen. Soles's office told WWAY earlier this week the senator was tending to his father, who was in the hospital after a fall.

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From earlier reports

Mr. & Mrs. Soles were the salt of the earth who supported local charities; addressed social issues in their community; and gave their son and daughter opportunities for education away from Columbus County.

Condolences to Senator Soles on this passing.

Why is this news? Alot of

Why is this news? Alot of people's fathers have died recently. I guess it's only news if you are shady.

Have some compassion!

Have some compassion!

and...i guess now, r c will

and...i guess now, r c will keep on pushing thru what ever he wants to because he won't have to worry about what his dad would think. (if (if being the key word) he ever thought that before). i wonder who will take care of poor rc when he gets older? rex? some of the others that he has taken care of? that will be interesting.

Rude.

People Ya'll Are just so Darn Rude. Get over it You don't Have to live Rc's Life and you Don't have to Like him But you could keep you smart comments to your self. Don't Show you Childishness. Go back to high school.