Goldsboro - Wilfred Daffron Lindley, 82, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. Mr. Lindley was born in Chatham County on February 21, 1930 to the late Leverett and Dixie Woody Lindley. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Lindley retired from Americal Corporation and was an avid fisherman and wood worker. He is survived by two daughters, Pamela Bryant and husband, Nick of Kinston and Dawn Crumpler and husband, Steve of Goldsboro; one brother, Lester Lindley and wife, Jean of Knightdale; one sister, Virginia Buckner and husband, Bobby of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Jason Bryant and wife, Kellan and Will Bryant all of Kinston, Derek Crumpler of Colorado and Adam Crumpler of Goldsboro; a great-grandson, Conner Bryant of Kinston; a host of nieces and nephews; special friends, Pam Howard, Pearl Hinson, Shirley Cooksey and Ernestine Hardee. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lindley was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jessie Thrift Lindley, who passed away January 20, 2013 and his brother, Donnie Lindley. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, February 5, 2013 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and other times at the home of his daughter, Dawn Crumpler. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be directed to Hanks Chapel Christian Church, 125 Hanks Loop Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312. Light a candle at www.howellfuneral.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from Feb. 3 to Feb. 6, 2013