Milton Thomas Willoughby age 83 of Ahoskie died Sunday, March 01, 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 will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Robert May will officiate.
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 Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett Funeral Home, 205 NC Hwy 42 West, Ahoskie, NC 27910 and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern NC Chapter, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 27605.