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Died Dec. 8, 2007

TARBORO -- Wade Fleetwood Jr., 83, formerly of Dunbar, W.Va., died Saturday after a brief illness. A private family interment will be held at a later date.

Mr. Fleetwood was a chemical engineering graduate of Auburn University and retired from Union Carbide. He was a WWII veteran retiring as a major from the U.S. Army Reserve. In Tarboro, he was a member of St. James United Methodist Church and the Golden K Kiwanis Club. He was also a longtime volunteer with the Hospice and VOICE programs.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Fleetwood of Tarboro; sons, Tom Fleetwood of Goldsboro, N.C. and William Fleetwood of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 211 E. St. James St., Tarboro, N.C. 27886.

Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting carlislefuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 14, 2007 3:39 PM