Herbert Lee Cartwright, age 73, of Ivy Trace, Elizabeth City, NC went peacefully to heaven Monday, July 30, 2018 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law. Born September 18, 1944 in Huntington Park, CA to the late Nathan Herbert and Esther Florence Cartwright. Herb was the widower of Anita Todd Cartwright. He was a self-employed businessman.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Nancy Lee and Brent R. Thornton of Elizabeth City, NC; two sisters, Linda Leigh Thompson and Shirley Ann Schexnayder, both of FL; three grandchildren Melissa Lee Griffey, Megan Elizabeth Overton and Kelsey Paige Cartwright; and four great grandchildren Jesse Taylor Overton, Grace Noelle Ballance, Everly Brent Theros, and Zane Matthew Jensen. He was preceded in death by a sister, Leanne Rose Graham.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Minister Kevin Reiver officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Cartwright family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.