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Rexford S. Souder, 98

Rexford S. Souder, 98

Rexford S. Souder, 98, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Carolina Village Medical Center.

He was born and grew up in New Jersey, moving to Hendersonville in 1999.

After graduating from Glassboro Teachers College, he got his Masters and Doctorate Degrees at Teachers College, Columbia University, then spent his career in Education, retiring in 1972.

He was preceded in death by his wife Harriet P. Souder in 2010.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Neighbors and husband Gene of Moneta, Va., and Barbara Vant Leven and husband Hugh of Simpsonville, S.C.; two sons, Stephen Souder and wife Peggy Eng of St. Louis, Mo., and Donald Souder and wife Jennifer of Elgin, Ill.; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

At his request, no services are planned.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.