William Roger Bedford

William Roger Bedford

Died Dec. 1, 2018 William Roger Bedford, age 67, died Saturday evening at his residence. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Elijah and Letha Mae Capps Bedford. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Scott Patrick Bedford and Chad Alan Bedford. Roger was retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving his country for 23 years. He was an avid hunter and a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church.

A service to celebrate Roger’s life will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Jefferson United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Eric N. Lindblade Jr. officiating. The family will remain at the church to greet friends immediately following the service.

Roger is survived by his wife, Carla Patrick Bedford; a son, Jason Roger Bedford and wife, Kristina; and two grandchildren, Emily Gray Bedford and Kirsten Marie Bayes.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jefferson United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Jefferson Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

The family would like to thank 3HC Hospice for their excellent and loving care provided to Roger.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Bedford family and online condolences may be sent to www. shumate-faulk.com.


James Holt

March 19, 1940 — Dec. 1, 2018 James Holt, 78, 309 Outlaw Road, Dudley, died Saturday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center.

Funeral will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel at Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Jerusalem FWB Church cemetery.

He was born March 19, 1940.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m., prior to the service.

Charles L. Lucas

Died Nov. 29, 2018 Charles Linwood Lucas, 83, Wilson, died Thursday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Wilson.

Funeral is Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Temple Church, 3316 Airport Blvd., Wilson.

Visitation is Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.

Samuel Warren

Samuel Warren, 63, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory.

Robin Canady

Robin N. Canady, 53, Rocky Mount, died Friday.

Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.

Richard Fleming

Richard Fleming, 46, Wilson, died Saturday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.

Ealer Shells

Ealer Shells, 79, Wilson, died Friday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home.