John Courtright Custer
1930 — 2021
John Courtright Custer, age 90 years, of Galloway Ridge at Fearrington in Pittsboro, North Carolina, died on March 2, 2021 at his daughter and son-in-law's home in Chapel Hill, NC due to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Mr. Custer was born August 14, 1930 in Mineola, NY to Ralph and Helen Custer. He graduated from Garden City High School and graduated as a mechanical engineer from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY in 1951. He also earned an MBA from Xavier University. After graduation he worked for the Mason and Hanger-Silas Mason Company, a defense contracting plant continuously until he retired as the Chairman of Board and President in 1995. He was also the Chairman...