POLLOCKSVILLE - L. Durwood Thomas, 71, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. A native of Jones County, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, retired from NARF at Cherry Point air station as an electronic integrated systems mechanic, a member of Pollocksville UMC and First Baptist Church of Pollocksville.
Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Pollock-Best Chapel with the Rev. Danny Anderson and the Rev David McAnnelly officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials to Pollocksville UMC, PO Box 236, Pollocksville, NC 28573-0236, or First Baptist Church of Pollocksville, PO Box 208, Pollocksville, NC 28573.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Hill Thomas of Pollocksville; step-children, Rebecca Stewart of New Bern, Susan Lee of New Bern, Dennis Lee of Trenton; his sister, Elaine T. Watkins of Raleigh; six grandchildren; and three great grandsons.
Online condolences at pollockbest.com.
Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.