Alvin H. Batchelor, Sr.

Published 10:24 am Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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RICH SQUARE – Alvin Henry Batchelor, Sr., age 78, passed away on August 4, 2020 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

Mr. Batchelor was born in Jones County, NC, on April 10, 1942, a son of the late Travis Henry and Nina Yates Batchelor. Alvin had a real passion and love for his work as an electrician and plumber, being president, owner and operator of A&H Electrical and Plumbing Service. He was a retired fireman with the Rich Square Volunteer Fire Department, where he served for many years. Alvin was a 33rd Degree Mason and an avid fisherman. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a longtime, faithful member of Rich Square Baptist Church. Alvin was a caring, loving man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Hilda Mills Batchelor; a daughter, Debra B. Malcolm and husband, Charles of Sacramento, CA; a son, Alvin Henry Batchelor Jr. and wife, Julie of Snow Hill, NC; four grandchildren, Christian Malcolm, Nicole Malcolm, Austin Batchelor, and Jackson Batchelor; two brothers, Douglas Batchelor and wife, Dorothy of Washington, NC, and Anthony Batchelor and wife, Brenda of Huntingdon, PA; and a sister, Dorless Easley and husband, Gerald of Melbourne Beach, FL.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 7, 2020, from 10-11 a.m. at Rich Square Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Rich Square, NC and other times at the home. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Bob Rogers and Rev. Bob Young officiating. The service will conclude with Masonic Rites.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made directly to Rich Square Baptist Church, P.O. Box 589, Rich Square, NC, 27869; or you may donate online by visiting; type Alvin Batchelor.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Batchelor family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting