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11/5/2019 6:47:00 PM
Ralph (Chris) Scism
December 6, 1956 - November 5, 2019

CONOVER, N.C. - Ralph “Chris” Scism, age 62, of Conover passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at his home.

Chris was born December 6, 1956 in Cleveland County to the late Nellie Hoyle Call. He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church and the VFW Post 5305 of Newton.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his step father, Raymond Call Jr.

He is survived by his wife Wanda Wilkinson Scism of the home; three sons Chris Scism and wife Joanna of Goose Creek, S.C., Dylan Scism and wife Katelyn of Newton and Jesse Scism and wife Kristen of Claremont; two grandsons Geno Rockwell Scism and Joseph Anthony Scism; two sisters Tammy Stanley of Newton and Regina Rhode Huffman of Conover; two brothers Raymond Carroll Call of Newton and Timothy Call of Granite Falls.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2 Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to offset funeral expenses.

Visit to register your condolences.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Scism family.

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