Thomas Neill Maultsby, 80, of Burlington, passed away at his home on September 20, 2014.
A native of Jones County, Mr. Maultsby the husband of the late Katherine Ann Keller Maultsby and the son of the late W.D. Maultsby and the late Mary Elizabeth Warren Maultsby.
He graduated from Chapel Hill High School where he received 12 varsity letters. He was recently inducted into the Chapel Hill High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Mr. Maultsby is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education. He lettered in both football and baseball and was pitcher and co-captain of the baseball team.
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Mr. Maultsby was a veteran of the US Army. He retired from Burlington Industries.
He was named Safety Director of the Year by the North Carolina Safety Management Council.
An avid golfer, Mr. Maultsby will be missed by his golf buddies, Jim, Jim and Jim.
Mr. Maultsby is survived by his children; Thomas N. Maultsby, Jr., of Burlington, Robert J. Maultsby of Richmond, Virginia, P. Joseph Maultsby and his wife, Carolyn, of Watkinsville, Georgia, Nancy Maultsby-Ganz, and her husband, Dale, of Westlake, Ohio and John D. Maultsby and his wife, Jennie, of Rockingham and ten grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Maultsby was preceded in death by two brothers, W.D. Maultsby, Jr. and John Warren Maultsby.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 23, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington. Other times they will be at the residence.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Burlington, 400 S. Broad Street, Burlington, NC 27215. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Terry Peele. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC, 27215.
Online condolences may be made at www.richand thompson.com