COLERAIN – Alvin Carol Basnight, age 61, of the 200 block of Basnight Road, died Monday, June 28, 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 Colerain Masonic Lodge 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; 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 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Perrytown Assembly of God Church. 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.