Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Swain, Leake & Stevenson, by A. E. Leake, Asheville, for plaintiff-appellant.
Morris, Golding, Blue & Phillips by Steven Kropelnicki, Jr., and James F. Blue, III, Asheville, for defendant-appellee.
Supreme Court of North Carolina.
SHARP, Chief Justice.
The sole question presented by this appeal is whether service of process was had upon defendant.
In pertinent part G.S. 1A-1, Rule 4(j), provides that the manner of service to exercise personal jurisdiction over a natural person shall be "a. By delivering a copy of the summons and of the complaint to him or by leaving copies thereof at the defendant's dwelling house or usual place of abode with some person of suitable age and discretion...
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