William Montell Cartwright, Sr., 86 of 2515 Redgate Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. He was born January 28, 1931 in Camden, NC to the late Johnny Cartwright and Vertie Jones Cartwright and was the husband of Faye Austin Cartwright for sixty-three years. He was a retired manager for Sherwin-Williams Company after thirty-five years and a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Currituck Lodge 463 AF & AM, a charter member of the Currituck Square Dance Club, and served for thirteen years in the Army National Guard.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Sharon Bell and husband Allen of Kitty Hawk, NC; a son, William Montell Cartwright, Jr. and wife Terri of Currituck, NC; three grandchildren, Julia Grientrog and husband Mark, Brent Bell, and Rachel Bell; and three great grandchildren, Bethany, Brad, and Blake Grientrog. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Johnny Cartwright, Jr.
A funeral service will be Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Frank Thigpen officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home lobby immediately following the service and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizbeth City, NC is serving the Cartwright family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.
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