Leamon Raeford Mizell Sr.

Published 1:51 am Sunday, July 3, 2011

Mr. Leamon Raeford Mizell Sr., age 75 a resident of 187 Ormond Avenue Bath, NC died at his home Saturday July 2, 2011. A graveside service will be held 1:00PM Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Bayview Cemetery officiated by Pastor Gary C. Lewis. The family will receive friends Monday July 4, 2011 at Washington Assembly of God from 6:30 to 8:30PM and other times at the home 187 Ormond Avenue, “Bayview” Bath, NC.
Mr. Mizell was born December 9, 1935 in Martin County the son of the late Leamon Reddick Mizell and Lillie Bell Abrams Mizell. He married Shelby Modlin on October 8, 1958 who preceded him in death on April 10, 2008. Raeford served his country with 8 years of service in NC National Guard. Mr. Mizell worked with D.S. Swain Gas Company with 47 years of faithful service until his retirement. He is survived by three sons, Gary C. Lewis and wife Teresa of Blount’s Creek, Leamon Raeford Mizell, Jr. and wife Alma Kay of Washington, Michael Wayne Mizell Sr. of Washington, a daughter Kathy Susan Mizell Bright and husband Jimmy of Bath, a sister Brenda Mizell Doss and husband Richard of Greenville, 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and his caregivers Sherry Buchanan and Tammy Jones. Mr. Mizell was preceded in death by a sister Beatrice Mizell Gurganus. Special thanks to the staff of Community Home Care and Hospice and Pamlico Medical Equipment Company all of Washington.
You may share your condolences with the family by visiting www.pamlicofuneralservices.com. Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Mizell family.