Harvey Clifton Wadsworth, 91 of Smithfield NC, son of the late George Auston and Lillie Holmes Wadsworth, died Saturday August 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his first wife Bernice Stewart Wadsworth and his second wife Eula Mae Wadsworth; and by seven brothers, and five sisters.
A former tobacco farmer and retiree from Burlington Industries, he was known to close family as “Pop”. He was a lifelong member of Sardis Baptist Church and in recent years enjoyed visiting nursing homes to play his guitar and sing hymns to the residents.
Survived by four sons Larry and wife Xiuying of Knoxville TN, Linwood and wife Donna of Mt. Holly, VA, Danny and wife Marsha of Manteo, NC, Jerry of Richmond, VA. Seven grandchildren, Dana, Dawn, Katie, Christina, Lew, Justin, Kelly. He is also survived by step children; Faye, Ricky and Susie and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will also be missed by many devoted nieces and nephews around Johnston County.
Funeral services will be conducted at Sardis Baptist Church on Brogden Road at 11:00 am Tuesday August 4, 2015 with Pastor Don Dewberry officiating. Family will receive relatives and friends at 10:00 am at the church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Sardis Baptist Church, 5444 Brogden Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com