Caswell Bogue

Caswell Bogue

Caswell Bogue

Feb. 22, 1936-April 21, 2019

Marvin Caswell Bogue, 83, of Goldsboro, peacefully passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Born in Wayne County on Feb. 22, 1936, he was the son of the late Arthur Marvin Bogue and Evelyn Sauls Bogue.

Caswell was the owner and operator of Bogue Lawn & Cleaning Service. He was a former member of the Mar-Mac Volunteer Fire Department. Prior to his lawn care career, he worked for Pine State Creamery, N.C. Division of Highways, the National Guard at Fort Jackson, Pepsi, Burlington Industries, and Hamilton Beach.

Caswell had a work ethic like no other, there wasn’t a lazy bone in his body . . . the man loved to work! He loved people, never met a stranger and enjoyed people watching and talking. Most important in his life was his family. Caswell took excellent care of his wife and beamed with pride over his children and grandchildren.

A graveside service to celebrate Caswell’s life will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Daniel Weeks officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

Caswell is survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy Whitley Bogue; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey Caswell and Michele Bogue, Stephen Ross and Kim Bogue, Bert Edward Bogue, and William Ashley and Tonya Bogue; grandchildren, Matthew Caswell Bogue, Brendan Alan Rouse, Jordan Nicole Bogue, Savannah Whitley Bogue, Seth Christian Bogue, Whitley Hayden Bogue, Ashton Nicholas Bogue, and Landen Ross Bogue; sisters, Annie Sue Bogue Denning and Maxine Bogue Ward and husband, Roy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Nora Edmundson Bogue; sisters, Jacqueline Bogue Brock and Beverly Bogue Pelt; and brother, Gibson Speight Bogue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

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Shelton H. Dawson

Shelton H. Dawson

Shelton H. Dawson

Aug. 21, 1938-April 20, 2019

Shelton Hardy Dawson, 80, of Goldsboro, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Shelton was a warrior and he fought for his life until the last minute. He lost his life after a courageous battle with cancer.

Shelton was born in Wayne County on Aug. 21, 1938, to the late Joseph Benjamin Dawson and Beatrice Head Dawson. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 25 years, Minnie Price Dawson. Shelton proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for many years as a vocational education teacher with Wayne County Public Schools. Shelton enjoyed classic cars, going to car shows, watching NASCAR racing, and collecting Harkers Island decoys. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed.

A service to celebrate Shelton’s life will be held by the graveside at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the cemetery and other times at his home.

Shelton is survived by his fiancée, Faye Taylor; daughters, Cindy Jackson and husband Jay, of Goldsboro, and Christie Wiggins and husband, Mike, of Goldsboro; son, Michael Dawson and wife, Robin, of Goldsboro; six grandchildren, Kari Jackson Vail and husband, Blake, Caraleigh Mitchell and husband, Ryan, Michael Wiggins, Molly Jackson, Aleeze Dawson and Merritt Dawson; and two great-grandchildren, Conleigh Mitchell and Celia Mitchell. He is also survived by his sister, Eleanor Pope, of Goldsboro and his K-9 friend, Rowdy.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by an infant great-grandson, Jack Darwin Vail.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in Shelton’s memory to Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, N.C., 27317 or to Community Home Care and Hospice, 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

The family would like to give a very special thank you to the wonderful staff at Community Hospice for the love and care they provided for Shelton during his final days. Simple words cannot express our gratitude. Also a thank you to his doctor, Dr. Samer S. Kasbari and the staff of Southeastern Medical Oncology Center who cared for Shelton during his courageous fight with cancer. May God bless each of you.

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Mary D. Shaw Hayes

Mary Dolores Shaw Hayes, 84, 2513 Bradford Place, died Saturday in Wayne UNC Health Care.

Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home and Cremations.

Daniel Hubbard

Daniel Hubbard, 88, of Kinston, died Saturday.

Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services.

Edna Suggs

Edna Suggs, 75, of Kinston, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home of Kinston.

Patricia McRae

Patricia Pittman McRae, 78, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

John Mansfield

John Mansfield, 84, died Saturday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Willie Sutton Jr.

Willie Sutton, Jr., 86, of 202 N. Hereford Dr., Dudley, died Friday at the Brian Center.

Arrangements are pending at Sanders Funeral Home, Smithfield.