Alvin Basnight

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 1, 2010

Alvin Carol Basnight, age 61, of the 200 block of Basnight Road, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Basnight was born on May 1, 1949, in Hertford County, a son of Margie Perry and the late Isaac Milton Basnight. He attended Perrytown Assembly of God Church and was a member of the Perrytown Volunteer Fire Department. Alvin was a member of the Phi Theta Pi fraternity, the Davie Masonic Lodge #39 AF & AM, and was a former member of the Windsor Rotary Club. He was retired from the NC Department of Corrections with over 35 years of service as a probation officer.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Glenda Askew Basnight of the home, and his mother, Margie Perry Basnight, also of the home; his daughter, Holly Basnight White and her husband, Charlie White Jr., of Elizabeth City, NC; and two brothers, Milton Ray Basnight and wife, Judy, of Askewville, NC and J. C. Basnight and wife, Jill, of Fayetteville, NC.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Perrytown Assembly of God Church with the Rev. David Baker, the Rev. Dr. John Hedgepeth and the Rev. Dennis Caton officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, and other times at the Perrytown Assembly of God Church fellowship hall.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Perrytown Fire Department or to Perrytown Assembly of God Church, 928 Perrytown Rd., Colerain, NC, 27924.
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