Alston Lee North, 71, of Richlands died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.
Mr. Alston North was the son of the late Edward Lee North of Onslow County and the late Mary Carter North of Sampson County. Mr. North was an accomplished meat cutter for 52 years. He created the Meat Market Manual for Golden Corral and was retired from A&P Grocery and Food Lion.
A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, Feb. 22 at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sanford Sears officiating.
He is survived by his son, Dean Wyatt North and wife Berna of Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Joy Callender of Wilmington, Shannon Twiddy and husband Stuart of Hendersonville, Allison Garner and husband Daniel of Newport; sister, Joyce Forbes and husband Dickie of Beulaville; and grandchildren, Tony and Brent North, Ethan Garner, Chandler and Alec Chambers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crystal Coast Hospice House, 100 Big Rock Way, Newport, NC 28570.
Condolences may be left at johnsonfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands.