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William Elton Boswell Jr., 53, died Monday, March 4, 2013 in Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
Elton was born in Chowan County and was the son of the late William Elton Sr. and Clara Mason Boswell. He was known for his outstanding abilities in auto body repair work and was a member of Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sisters, Beth B. Compton of Greensboro, Debra B. Phelps and husband, Tim, of Edenton, and Nancy B. Mathias and husband, Richard, of Sarasota, Fla. Elton was known as "Unckie" to his nieces, Lizzie Compton and Lindsey Mathias; and his nephew, Clay Compton; and he was a helpful friend to many.
In accordance to the family's wishes, his eyes were donated so that others might be able to see and his body was donated to the Duke University School of Medicine.
A private memorial service will be held.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church, 3025 Virginia Road, Tyner, NC 27980 or to the
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.
Published in The Daily Advance on Mar. 7, 2013