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Clarence D. ‘C.D.’ Futch, 79, drove an 18-wheeler for Pilot Freight Carriers for 26 years

Clarence D. ‘C.D.’ Futch

WILMINGTON — Clarence D. “C.D.” Futch, 79, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, at NHRMC surrounded by his loving family.

C.D. was born March 11, 1940, to the late Archie Clarence Futch and Cora Lee Morgan Futch. He drove an 18-wheeler for Pilot Freight Carriers for 26 years. When he was younger, C.D. spent a lot of enjoyable hours fishing. He loved working in his yard and looking after the birds and squirrels. C.D. would often be found watching NASCAR or spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Futch Polley, and her husband, Jimmy; son, David Futch, and his wife, Amy; three grandchildren, Megan Tryer Seeger, and her husband, Brad, Zachary Tryer and Kaitlin Futch; great-grandchild, Sayde Seeger; sisters, Wanda Futch, and her husband, Leigh, and Jeanette McLean; as well as special niece, Jane Davis, and several other nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, C.D. was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Peggy, in 2015; sisters, Claire Ramsey and Betty Goldston; and brothers, Porter Futch and Allan Futch.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wilmington, with Pastor Mike Lewis and the Rev. Jim Newkirk officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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