Carl "Dwight" Boswell

June 12, 2013 

Carl “Dwight” Boswell, 64, passed away at his home Monday after a courageous battle with cancer with his loving family by his side. He was preceded in death by his father, William Cecil Boswell, brother, W. J. Boswell, sister, Wanda B. Smith, stepfather, A.B. Pittman. He retired in 2007 from Wilson Community College after 30 years as Heavy Equipment Instructor.

He is survived by his mother, Martha B. Pittman of Kenly; his wife, Rose Mayo Boswell of 43 years as of June 8, 2013; daughter, Charlene R. Boswell of Kenly; son, Cameron D. Boswell of Selma; grandchildren/children, Kayla and Austin Boswell of the home, and Ethan Boswell of Selma; brothers, Ronnie Boswell and wife Linda of Selma, Roy Boswell and wife Lou, and Tim Boswell and wife Nannette, all of Four Oaks; sister, Ruby Yelverton and husband Mike of Four Oaks.

As of request by Dwight, a graveside service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in Price Cemetery, on Pine Level – Selma Road, with casual attire preferred.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one’s choice or to SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.

During Dwight’s failing health over the past couple of years we would like to say thanks to our family and friends, for all the love, prayer, and support. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Cancer Center of NC, in Dunn, NC, Johnston Medical Hospital, Rex Hospital, SECU Hospice House, Antioch Volunteer Fire Department, and Ambulance Personnel. If we have left anyone out please accept our heartfelt apologies. There are a lot we would like to thank personally, too many to name, but you know who you are and how appreciated you are.

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