Steven Edward Dilday

Published 6:42 pm Friday, April 3, 2020

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Mr. Steven Edward Dilday, age 71, a resident of Core Point and formerly of Grifton, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at his home.

There will be no services at this time.

Mr. Dilday was born Feb. 20, 1949, in Suffolk, Virginia, to the late Luther Edward and Crystal Felton Dilday. On March 21, 1981, he married Jennifer Lynn Smith, who survives. He graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in Geography, and in 2013, he retired as project manager with NAACO. Mr. Dilday loved ECU Pirates sports, gardening and tennis.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Jennifer Lynn Smith; his daughter, Rebecca Dilday Blackmore and husband Andrew, of Washington, DC; and brother-in-law, Allen Hardison, of New Bern. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Janice Martin.

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