BURLINGTON - Tony Willard Eastwood, 70, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the Hospice Home.
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He was born Sept. 3, 1942 in Alamance County to the late Jesse James and Mary Louise Hundley Eastwood and was married for 50 years to his beloved wife, Etta Christine Smith Eastwood, who survives.
Willard was a member of Bible Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon and loved singing in the choir. He was a car enthusiast who loved working on cars, restoring cars and attending car shows. Willard retired from the N.C. Department of Corrections.
He is survived by his beloved wife of the home; daughters, Lisa Eastwood Godwin and Teresa Ann James, both of Burlington; stepdaughter, Betty Christine Miller and husband Wayne of Eden; grandchildren, devoted grandson, John Willard Horner, Robin Gonzalez and husband Roberto, Christina Vasquez and husband Eusorio and Amber "Bam-Bam" Myatt; six great-grandchildren; and brothers, Jesse Ronnie Eastwood and Donnie Lee Eastwood, both of Burlington.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bible Baptist Church by Pastor Mark Aheron and Pastor Steve Pruitt, with burial to follow at Alamance Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 Saturday evening at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013