Mr. A. Louis Singleton

Published 11:37 pm Friday, September 19, 2008

By Staff
GREENVILLE — Mr. A. Louis Singleton, 78, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2008.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. James United Methodist Church. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Mr. Singleton was a native of Beaufort County where he attended grammar school and after moving to Plymouth was a graduate of Plymouth High School. He received his B. S. degree in Social Studies from East Carolina University, and Law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Singleton was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in the United States Army.
Mr. Singleton made his home in Greenville in 1961 where he practiced law at Gaylord and Singleton until his retirement in 1995. He was a member and past president of Pitt County Bar Association, member of the American Bar Association and past president of the Third Judicial District Bar.
Mr. Singleton was active in his community. He served as attorney for Greenville Utilities Commission, served as City Attorney, and was a member of the Greenville Planning Commission. He served 2 terms on the East Carolina University Board of Trustees and a term on the Pitt County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.
Mr. Singleton was a charter member of the Greenville Noon Rotary Club and a longtime member of St. James United Methodist Church, where he had taught Sunday School and chaired the Administrative Board.
Mr. Singleton was preceded in death by a son, Albert Louis “Bert” Singleton, Jr. in 2007.
He is survived by his: wife, Nancy Kesler Singleton; daughter, Sally S. Swanson and husband, Gary, of Charlotte; son, Ben Singleton and wife, Kelly, of Raleigh; daughter in-law, Dawn Henderson Singleton; and grandchildren, Albert Louis Singleton, III “Trey”, Kesler Dale Singleton, Michael Swanson, Sarah Swanson, Elizabeth Singleton and Caroline Singleton; brothers, Lee Roy Singleton, of Raleigh, Paul Lester Singleton, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Henry J. Singleton, of Philadelphia, Pa.; and sister, Marie S. Warner, of Portland, Ore.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: American Parkinson Disease Foundation, Parkinson Plaza, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10308-1425.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Sterling House for their care for Mr. Singleton.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory, Greenville.
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