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Obituary for Carl Brent Tarkington
Carl Brent Tarkington, 81, of Creswell died Friday, January 15, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Born September 9, 1939 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 and Roy E. Tarkington. Carl retired from Weyerhaeuser Corporation as a heavy equipment operator with thirty-five years service. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Era Veteran and member of Philippi Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife, Irene Staude Tarkington of Creswell, N.C.; daughters, Christina T. Bunch and husband Michael and Patricia T. Durden both of Creswell, N.C.; son, Carl David Tarkington and wife Tammy of Creswell, N.C.; brother, Albert B. Tarkington of Creswell, N.C.; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A private family graveside service will be held at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Hermon Methodist Church, 951 Weston Road, Creswell, NC 27928.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.