03/31/13 — ALTON E. DAW

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June 21, 2013-March 29, 2013

Alton Eugene Daw, 72, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at his home.

The funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. April 1, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Frank Flowers, the Rev. Ferrell Hardison, the Rev. Jimmy Gurganus and the Rev. Marty Gurganus officiating.

Alton was born in Wayne County on June 21, 1940 to the late N.J. Daw and Viola Hare Daw.

He was a true sportsman, most comfortable on the water, fishing or working in his vegetable garden. He was a member of the Belfast Volunteer Fire Department and was an honorary member of the Goldsboro Rescue Squad where he cooked for many events. His love for cooking prompted his opening and operating Alton's Barbecue. Alton also served in the North Carolina National Guard.

Mr. Daw is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lou Ella Daw; his children, Clark Daw and fiancée, Feliciana Vasquez of Goldsboro, Sherry Daw and friend, Christopher Stancil of Dudley and Lori Daw Garcia and husband Lupe Garcia Jr. of Goldsboro; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Rayburn and Margie Daw, Noah and Sara Daw and Delanor and Sandra Daw, all of Goldsboro; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Connie and Rev. Jim Gurganus and Millie and Rev. Ferrell Hardison of Goldsboro; his grandchildren, Courtney Bradford of Greenville, Thomas Towson of New Hampshire and Natalia Garcia of Goldsboro; and his step-mother, Louise F. Daw.

The family will receive friends Monday, April 1, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cures for the Colors, Southeastern Medical Oncology Center, 203 Cox Boulevard, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneral home.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 31, 2013 11:02 AM