The Town of Carthage posthumously honored Max H. Muse, 63, native and lifetime resident of Carthage. His wife, Jeannie Muse, sister, Carol White, and brother-in-law, Paul White, accepted the resolution in his honor at the town council meeting on Nov. 15. Muse passed on Sept. 30.
Jeannie Muse, Carol White and Paul White accept an honorary resolution from Mayor Jimmy Chalflinch November 15, 2021 at the town’s regular board meeting.
“I have much appreciation of him being honored so much,” Jeannie Muse said. “Carthage was his hometown, and he loved Carthage.”
Muse worked at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital for 35 years in various capacities as a registered nurse. He also worked with the Carthage Rescue Squad for 48 years where he served as captain and helped countless people in need. Muse was North Carolina’s first RN Medical Examiner and served Moore County for 15 years.
Max Muse. Courtesy photo.
Muse was awarded the Rotary Club of Carthage Citizen of the Year Award and Moore County Board of Commissioners Appreciation Award.
He was president of the Moore County Amateur Radio Society.
Muse was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in Carthage where he served as an Elder.
Feature photo: Jeannie Muse, Carol White and Paul White accept an honorary resolution from Mayor Jimmy Chalflinch on November 15, 2021 at the town’s regular board meeting.
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