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Tedford Elisha Coston, 85, retired from USPS after 31 years’ employment

HAMPSTEAD — Tedford Elisha Coston, 85, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. He was born Oct. 18, 1932, in Onslow County to the late Elisha and Lona Coston. He was preceded in death by his brother, Rayford Donald Coston.

Tedford retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 31 years of service and served our country honorably in the U.S. Navy.

Tedford is survived by three sisters, Ione Hoffman of Lakeland, Florida, Velva Lou Davis, and her husband, Paul, of Maple Hill, and Brenda Pierce of Hampstead; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Sea Lawn Memorial Park.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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