Calvin Elmer Applegate, 80, retired as vice president of New Jersey Natural Gas

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Calvin Elmer Applegate, 80, of Ocean Isle Beach died Thursday, February 18, 2016, at his residence.

He was born in Neptune, N.J., on July 26, 1935, a son of the late Elmer Applegate and Lillian Bigger Applegate. His brother, Donald Applegate, also preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Marine. He retired after 40 years with New Jersey Natural Gas as assistant vice president.

Surviving are his wife, Roberta Mueller Applegate of Ocean Isle Beach; sons, Kevin Applegate (Kathleen) of East Northport, N.Y., and Stephen Applegate (Martha) of Neptune, N.J.; and brother, Joseph Applegate of Bradley Beach, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated in Mr. Applegate’s name to: Liberty Hospice PO Box 200, Supply, NC 28462 and Cat Tails 6622 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469.

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