Preston E. Alligood

Published 4:17 pm Friday, January 8, 2021

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Preston Earl Alligood, age 71, a resident of 2899 Lizzard Slip Road Washington, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at his residence.

No services are scheduled at this time. The family will receive friends and family at his home.

Preston was born January 1, 1950 as the son of the late Beverly C. Alligood and Hazel A. Alligood. Preston was known for his enjoyment of discussing politics with friends which they did at Jerry Alligood’s shop on many occasions.

He also enjoyed cooking collards and Tom Thumb for friends and family and was known for his “special potatoes”. Preston especially enjoyed the time he spent riding with his Yellow Labrador Chester and taking him to the dismal where he could run free.

Preston is survived by his daughter Brooke Williamson and husband Scott Williamson of Washington, NC; his son Britt Alligood of Washington, NC; his sister Zelda “Sissy” Woolard of Washington, NC; and four grandchildren Lane and Kasey Alligood and Landon and Rylan Williamson. Along with his parents, Preston was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Dewey Woolard and grandson Colby Williamson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bever Dam Church of Christ 5125 Hwy 264E. Washington, NC.

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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service & Washington Funeral and Cremation are serving the Alligood family.