Carl Franklin Bottoms, 75, of 600 W. Main St., Pikeville, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Norman Bottoms and Lillian Hawkins Bottoms and was co-owner of KLB, Inc. Mr. Bottoms was a member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church and served his country in the United States Navy.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Huffman and the Rev. Bob Bame officiating. Russell Williams, a close family friend, will provide music for the service. A private family interment will be held Thursday at Pikeville Cemetery.
Mr. Bottoms is survived by his wife, Edna Fleming Bottoms; his daughters, Sue B. Wade and husband, Leslie of Fredericksburg, Va., Cynthia B. Furcron of Goldsboro and Jane Bottoms of Kernersville; his grandchildren, Jason Thomas Furcron, Jennifer Leigh Furcron, Michael Bryan Higgins, Della Marie Higgins and Emily Clark; and his sister-in-law, Dalen Bottoms of Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jake Bottoms, Reese Bottoms and Donahue Bottoms; and his sister, Rubenia Daniels.
The family will receive friends Wednesday following the service at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at his home.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the Eastern Alzheimer's Association, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, N.C., 27605; or to St. Joseph United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 43, Pikeville, N.C., 27863.
Published in Obituaries on August 3, 2004 1:39 PM