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David A. Fleetwood


Sept. 11, 1939 - March 5, 2018

A memorial service will be held for David Alvin Fleetwood, 78, of  Roper, N.C., at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 10, at Yeopim Baptist Church, 1201 Yeopim Road, Edenton, N.C., and will be conducted by Pastor Karl Head. The burial with military honors will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery.  He passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, in Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, N.C.

Mr. Fleetwood was born in Jefferson, Texas September 11, 1939, and was the son of the late Donnie Allen and Ethel Lorane McKinney Fleetwood. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the United States Navy for 23 years, and retired with the rank of Senior Chief. He was a member of Yeopim Baptist Church and the American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Russell Fleetwood; and by his brothers, John and Joe Fleetwood.

Surviving are his wife of nearly 49 years, Linda Brabble Fleetwood; daughters, Debbie Lorenzo of Oregon, and Karen Moore and husband, Steve of Holly Springs; a son, Michael Fleetwood and wife, Peggy of Pelham, Ala.; a daughter-in-law, Tammy Fleetwood of Largo, Florida; three sisters, Patricia Brown and Glenda Noble, both of Springfield, and Barbara Merigis of Rainier; ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Yeopim Baptist Church, in care of Eula Jordan, 1201 Yeopim Road, Edenton, NC 27932.

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