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Emmett Lee Blount, Jr.

August 9, 1944 April 2, 2014
Emmett Lee Blount, Jr.
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Obituary for Emmett Lee Blount, Jr.

Emmett Lee Blount, Jr., 69, of Plymouth died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the N.C. State Veterans Home in Kinston. Born August 9, 1944 in Martin County he was the son of the late Emmett L. Blount, Sr. and Gladys Barnes Blount Spruill and was preceded in death by his step-father, Lindsey Earl Spruill, Sr.; step-brother, Bill Spruill; step-sisters, Ruth Naylor, Mittie Clifton and Eva Mae Spruill. Emmett was a retired instrument electrician with Weyerhaeuser Corporation, a U.S. Army veteran with service in Vietnam and member of Plymouth Church of Christ. His family includes his daughters, Trudie B. Edwards of Spring Hope, N.C. and Heidi B. Oldham and husband Shawn of Minneapolis, MN.; sister, Sally B. Biggs of Plymouth, N.C.; step-brother, Lindsey E. Spruill, Jr. of Sunbury, N.C.; special friend, Peggy E. Edwards of Greenville, N.C.; grandchildren, Lindsey Marie Edwards and Graham Lee Oldham. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Plymouth Church of Christ, Plymouth with Bob Moulden officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Windley Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Plymouth Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.

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