Leland Reese Midgett

Published 9:57 am Saturday, December 26, 2020

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Leland Reese Midgett, 88, of Hertford, died December 23, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 23, 1932 in Dare County to the late William Alston Midgett and Sarah Louise Midgett and was the husband of Alpean Hooper Midgett of the residence.  He was a retired Chief Boatswain Mate with the U. S. Coast Guard.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Carolyn Benton (Dale), Helen Harris (Steve) and Amelia Midgett; sister Anna Pendleton; brother Carroll Midgett; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Pam Midgett and sister-in-law Sylvia Midgett. He was predeceased by son Terry Reese Midgett; brother William Avner Midgett; sister-in-law Donna Midgett; and brother-in-law Charles Pendleton.

A funeral service will be held December 28 at 2 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Gene Boyce officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.  www.TwifordFH.com.

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