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Herbert "Peck" Holton, Jr.

December 5, 1928 July 22, 2015
Herbert "Peck" Holton, Jr.
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Obituary for Herbert "Peck" Holton, Jr.
Herbert "Peck" Holton, Jr., 86, of Creswell died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington.

Born December 7, 1928 in Washington County he was the son of the late Herbert Russell Holton and Alice Ambrose Holton and was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Williams Holton, brother, Julian "Buck" Holton; sisters, Mary H. Boyd, Lena H. Brown, Eula H. Gray and Esther H. Davenport. Peck was the retired founder and owner of Holton's Tire Service of Creswell, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and member of Scuppernong Church of Christ. He was a member of American Legion Post 391 and the Lake Phelps Hunting Club.

His family includes his sons, Russell Holton and wife Teresa of Winterville, N.C., Phil Holton and wife Linda of Columbia, N.C. and Jason Holton and wife Daphne of Camden, N.C.; daughters, Joyce H. Comstock of Bath, N.C. and Jo Ann Barfield of Albany, Ga.; sister, Delores H. Alexander of Creswell, N.C.; grandchildren, Stephanie Holton, Evan Holton, Matthew Holton, Zachary Holton, Jamie Holton, Sophia Holton, Christy Gibbs, Robert Comstock, Jr. and Paul Comstock; great grandchildren, Kira Gibbs and Nikki Gibbs.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell with Jimmy Davenport officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Azalea Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Maitland Funeral Home and other times at the residence.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.
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