Alton Wilbert Tillett Sr.

Published 6:46 am Saturday, July 24, 2021

Alton “Flab” Wilbert Tillett Sr., 96, of Manteo, died July 22, 2021 at River Pointe Health Care and Rehab in Virginia Beach, Va.

A native of Manteo, he was born August 3, 1924, to the late Evelyn Midgett Wescott and Cleon “Sonny” Tillett.

Having served his country honorably, Flab was a veteran of the United States Navy.

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Flab is survived by daughter Wanda Muhammad; son Alton W. Tillett Jr.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and brother Del Roy Bowser.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter Ella Panter; sister Alberta Gray; and brother Cleon Harvey.

Plans for a memorial service are pending.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements.