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Horace Jackson Ezzell Jr., 70, member of Sneads Ferry United Methodist Church

Horace Jackson Ezzell Jr.
Horace Jackson Ezzell Jr.

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH — Horace Jackson Ezzell Jr., 70, went to be with his heavenly Father Saturday, July 28, 2018, at home with his family by his side.

He was born Feb. 24, 1948, in Rocky Mount, son of the late Horace Jackson Ezzell Sr. and Florence Brown Ezzell.

Mr. Ezzell is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Dianne Taylor Ezzell; two daughters, Lisa Warner (Tim) of New Park, Pennsylvania, and Georgia Ezzell (Allan Cure) of Wilmington; two grandchildren, Bryce Warner and Mackenzie Warner; and sister, Grace Bellamy (Lee) of Rocky Mount. His sister, Sallie Mills, preceded him in death.

He retired in 2008 with 28 years of service with CSX Railroad and 14 years with BMWE (Union). He was a member of Sneads Ferry United Methodist Church. In his spare time, he enjoyed golf and fishing.

His family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel, 17730 Highway 17 North, Hampstead. Immediately following the visitation, a funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. in the mortuary chapel. Interment will follow in Sea Lawn Memorial Park adjacent to the mortuary. Pastor Rob Licht will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Onslow County Hospice.

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