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STANTONSBURG -- Mr. Roy Melvin Letchworth, age 83, of the Lindell Community, died Sunday, March 27, 2005.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of the Farmville Funeral Home by Rev. William Creech. Interment will follow in the Stantonsburg Cemetery.

Mr. Letchworth was born in Greene County on Sept. 23, 1921, the son of the late Roland and Minnie Jones Letchworth. He proudly served for 30 years in the U.S. Air Force and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. After his Air Force retirement, he worked for 13 years for BB&T in Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his son, Tom Massey; sister, Christine Smith; and brother, David Letchworth.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Folston Letchworth of the home; son and daughters-in-law, Steve and Becky Letchworth of Goldsboro and Frieda Massey of Ayden; one grandchild, Jennifer Cuthrell and husband, Billy, of Raleigh; three sisters, Gladys Walston of Elm City, Shelby Eason of Tarboro and Peggy Ann Letchworth of Snow Hill; three brothers, Joe Letchworth of Walstonburg, William Letchworth of Wilson and Jimmy Letchworth of Farmville; and brother-in-law Marvin Folston and wife, Edith, of Stantonsburg.

The family will receive friends at the Farmville Funeral Home today from 7 until 9 p.m.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on March 28, 2005 2:19 PM