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Edwin (Bill) Carroll English

December 1, 1925 ~ May 12, 2019 (age 93)

Edwin (Bill) Carroll English

December 1, 1925 – May 12, 2019

GOLDSBORO – Edwin (Bill) C. English, 93, Old Grantham Road died Sunday.

A  Graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2 PM, at Wayne Memorial Park, 2925 US Hwy. 117 S., Dudley, NC. The Rev. Joey Lancaster will officiate.  The family will receive friends following the service.

He is survived by daughter, Debbie Chestnut of Magnolia; two step-daughters, Sheila Custer, and Penny Wiggs of Goldsboro; sons, Billy English and Joe English, both of Wallace; sister, Dora Riverbark of Kenansville; and several grandchilden; step-grandchildren, Gail Pierce of Knightdale, Sarah Custer of Goldsboro, Liz Bottarro of Dudley, and Matthew Wiggs of LaGrange; step-great grandchildren, Codey Pierce, Jasmine Bottarro, Aidan Pierce, Keltsy Pierce, Ansley Merrill, Rowen Merrill, and Asher Merrill.   

A native of the Deep Bottom Community of Duplin County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Dora Pauline Brown English and Edgar Steven English, his wives, Ann English and Margaret Edwards English, a daughter, Caron Ann English, and a step-son, Johnnie Mobley.

 He was a retired heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed working in the yard, pruning grape vines and planting flowers. He loved his summer garden.


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