Lennon E. Trueblood Sr.

Published 7:48 am Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Lennon Earlwood Trueblood Sr., 96, of Elizabeth City, died July 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 13, 1924 in Pasquotank County to the late Lennon E. Trueblood and Lima Eves Trueblood Everton and was the widower of Frances Mc Burnett Trueblood. He was a retired US Army Veteran after twenty-four years of active service having served in the WWII European Theatre and in the Korea and Vietnam Wars. Following his military service, he worked with Haskett Mobile Homes. He was a lifetime member of the William Jackson VFW Post#6060 and the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by daughter Deborah Fields (Ron) of Elizabeth City; son Roderick Trueblood (Connie) of Elizabeth City; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by daughter Janice Horton; son Lennon E. Trueblood Jr., sister Margaret Litchfield; and brother Curtis Trueblood.

A graveside funeral service will be held July 23 at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Taylor officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Express condolences at www.TwifordFH.com.

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