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PIKEVILLE -- William "Unka" Henry Cuddington Sr., 71, of 500 Ivey Lane, passed away at home, Friday, Dec. 14, 2007.

A funeral service will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro with visitation afterwards. Dr. Don Sauls and the Rev. Bill Cotton will officiate. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Narron Family Cemetery in Kenly.

Mr. Cuddington was born in Wayne County on Aug. 10, 1936, to the late Frank and Smithey Cuddington. He was a hardworker, dedicated fisherman and loved his grandchildren. Mr. Cuddington was retired with several companies as a truck driver.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Cuddington; a son, William H. Cuddington Jr. and his wife, Marie, of Goldsboro; two daughters, Dawn C. Padgett and her husband, Doug, of Pikeville and Debra L. Cuddington of Pikeville; one brother, Harold Cuddington and wife, Georgia, of Fremont; two sisters, Jean Mooring of Goldsboro, Bonnie Bogue and her husband, Freddie, of Clinton; three step-children, Adam Barfield, Amber Barfield and Miranda Barfield; four grandchildren, Stephanie Padgett, William H. Cuddington III, Brandon E. Hope and Jeremy Padgett; and one step-granddaughter, Natalie Sanchez.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cuddington was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Lou Wells Cuddington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Cuddington Trust Fund, c/o Janet Cuddington, 500 Ivey Lane, Pikeville, N.C. 27863.

Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 17, 2007 1:48 PM