Albert Brian Tarkenton, 81, of Creswell, died Sunday, December 25, 2022, at Three Rivers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Windsor surrounded by his family.
Born October 1, 1941 in Washington County he was the son of the late Clyde T. Tarkington and Narcissus Alice Phelps Tarkington and was preceded in death by his sisters, Alice E. Tarkington, Ruth T. Chesson and Rosalind T. Mitzke; brothers, Robert M. Tarkington, Samuel B. Tarkington, Roy E. Tarkington and Carl B. Tarkington. Albert was a retired logger and mill owner. He attended Philippi Church of Christ, was a member of Seaside Masonic Lodge # 429 in Swansboro, NC. a Logging Association Member and a U.S. Air Force veteran.
His family includes his daughter, April Tarkenton Smithwick of Colerain, NC; companion, Marsha Williams and her children Amanda Cole and Justin Williams all of Creswell, NC; grandchildren, Bobbi Smithwick, Mackenzie Cole and Ross Williams; great grand child, Khristian Spencer.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell with David Phelps officiating. Burial will follow at Philippi Church of Christ Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to charity of choice.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.