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STANTONSBURG -- Edward Ernest Shingleton, 84, died Friday in Raleigh.

He was a native of Stantonsburg and was the son of the late William W. and Mattie Cook Shingleton. He was the former co-owner of Shingleton Funeral Home and was a World War II veteran, having served in the Pacific and European Theaters.

Survivors include two sons Daniel Shingleton of Elm City and Roger Shingleton of Wilson; a daughter, Gail Lewis of Wilson; four brothers, Dr. William Shingleton of Durham, Dr. Hugh Shingleton of Atlanta, Roddy Shingleton of Richmond, Va., and Foy Shingleton of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Louise Shivers of Augusta, Ga.; and seven grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Stantonsburg Cemetery with the Rev. Max Patterson officiating.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are with Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen Memorial Park Funerals and Cremations, 2704 Nash Street North, Wilson.

Published in Obituaries on January 20, 2004 2:12 PM