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David Godwin Crockett

October 8, 1945 October 27, 2018
David Godwin Crockett
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David Godwin Crockett, 73, of Lakeview, NC passed away Saturday October 27, 2018 at Quail Haven Retirement Village.

He was born October 8, 1945 in Rocky Mount, NC to the late Rebecca and Carroll “Bud” Crockett.

David was an Eagle Scout and went on to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar. He graduated with his undergraduate degree in 1967 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree with the class of 1970. While he attended UNC, David was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He went on to found the law firm Crockett, Oldham, Pope, and Donadio in Southern Pines, NC. David was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, sports, and admiring wildlife and nature. He was a huge fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Boston Red Sox. David could be considered a “Scholar of Life” who loved to continue his education by reading books and learning new information. He will be remembered as an honest, caring, and humble man.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Katharine “Jeanne” Frye Crockett of Lakeview, NC; three daughters Barbara Elizabeth Wood Harris (Jeff) of Durham, NC; Elizabeth Anne Crockett Henderson (Carl) of Swansboro, NC, and Laura Lee Crockett of Southern Pines, NC; a sister Charlotte Ann Crockett Hardenbergh (Frank); five grandchildren Caroline Knight Henderson, John Crockett Henderson, Annabelle Lear Henderson, James David Harris, Ainsley Elizabeth Harris.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 PM on Saturday November 3 at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines. A funeral service will be held on Sunday November 4 at 2PM at First Baptist Church of Southern Pines with Dr. David Helms officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UNC- School of Law Center for Civil Rights at the Office of Advancement, Campus Box 3382, Chapel Hill NC 27599-3382 or to Crystal Lake Support Inc. PO Box 485 Southern Pines, NC 28388.

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

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4:00 PM 11/3/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/3/2018 6:00:00 PM
Boles Funeral Home Chapel

425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Boles Funeral Home Chapel
425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue Southern Pines 28387 NC
United States

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2:00 PM 11/4/2018 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Southern Pines

200 East New York Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

First Baptist Church Southern Pines
200 East New York Ave. Southern Pines 28387 NC
United States

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