Milton Thomas Willoughby, age 83, of Ahoskie died Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Guardian Care of Ahoskie. He was born November 14, 1925 in Hertford County to the late Walter Raleigh Willoughby and Cilla Hughson Willoughby.
He was a US Army veteran of WWII, serving in the Pacific; was in the Army National Guard during the Korean Conflict; retired from Eastern Fuels and was a member of Brantley’s Grove Baptist Church.
A Celebration of Life service was held Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. Burial followed in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Robert May officiated.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 59 years, Betty Raynor Willoughby; a son, Thomas Wayne Willoughby and his wife, Lynette, of Ahoskie; grandchildren, John T. Willoughby and Michael Willoughby; a great grandson, Aiden; a brother, Cecil Willoughby of Roanoke Rapids; and a sister, Margaret Young of Ahoskie.
He was predeceased by brothers Clarence L. and Archie L. Willoughby.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern NC Chapter, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Friends and family may send online condolences to www.garrettfh.com