D. Warren CarawanPublished 12:51am Saturday, October 20, 2012
Dexter Warren Carawan, 72, of 4876 Loop Road, Sladesville Community, died Thursday at his home.
Born in Hyde County, he was the son of Mrs. Evelyn Spencer Carawan and the late Charlie A. Carawan. Warren loved his country and was retired as Tech/Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force where he served twenty years including the Viet Nam War period. He was a member of Eunice Chapel Church of Christ and served as a former board member of the Hyde County Senior Citizen Center.
Warren loved working for his Lord and spent much time reading and studying the Bible, and spending time with his family.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the family plot in Beulah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Sladesville Community. Linwood Adams and G.C. Richards will officiate. His grandson, Brett Carawan will also speak.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Cindy Boyd Carawan; two sons, Jeffrey Warren Carawan and wife, Nicole of Shelbyville, TN and Justin Lee Carawan of the home; two daughters, Vickie C. Williams of Williamston and Lisa Carawan of Washington; 13 grandchildren, Jessica Modlin, Matthew Brett Carawan, Jarett Pittman, Samantha Decker, Bryan Gibbs, Amanda Decker, Brittany Gibbs, Jessica Scott, John Williams, Danielle Carawan, Cameron Scott, Joseph Gibbs, Zachary Carawan; 13 great-grandchildren, Jazmine Carawan, Jackson Pittman, Miranda Carawan, Christopher Modlin, Olivia Pittman, Cassidy Hall, Kaden Miller, Harmony Harrington, Lexi Taylor, Andrew Taylor, Tony Ramirez, Izabel Ramirez, Mallory Roddy.
Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society, 930-A Wellness Blvd., Greenville NC 27834 or Eunice Chapel Church of Christ, c/o Miriam Sawyer, 895 Beulah Road, Scranton, NC 27875.
Special thanks is extended to the staff of Eastern Nephrology of Greenville/Washington, Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center in Washington and The Duke Cancer Center in Durham.
The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter on Saturday, 6 p.m to 8 p.m. and other times at the home. Online sympathy messages may be directed to www.bryanfs.com.