Luther Tyson

Luther "L.C." Tyson, 77

CLINTON — Mr. Luther Carl "L.C." Tyson, 77, of 603 Nicholson St., died in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Allard officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.

Born in 1936 in Robeson County, Mr. Tyson was the son of the late James Russell and Alice Pegram Tyson. He was a member of First Baptist Church and a Division Manager with Coble Dairy Company.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Tyson; two sons, Anthony Carl Tyson of Victoria, Texas and Luther Bryan Tyson and wife, Debbie of Clinton; two sisters, Margaret Williams of Fayetteville and Millicent Tyson Nealy of Lumberton and one brother, Sam Tyson of Manning, S.C.; and four grandchildren, Joshua Tyson, Justin Tyson, Brandon Tyson and Zachary Tyson.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, James Tyson, Harold Tyson, Thomas Tyson, Richard Tyson and Bill Tyson.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service in the church sanctuary and other times at his home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 408 College St. Clinton, NC 28328.

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Royal-Hall Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tyson Family.

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Royal Hall Funeral Home
301 McKoy St. Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-4127

Published in The Sampson Independent from May 15 to May 16, 2014