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Orville Wright Overton

April 15, 1932 ~ May 23, 2021 (age 89)

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Orville "Wright" Overton, of Harkers Island, 89, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City. 

He is survived by his daughter, Peggy Sue Overton of Pittsboro; two sons, Orville Wright Overton Jr. of Zebulon, and William C. Overton of Harkers Island.

Wright enjoyed retired life and loved fishing. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and an avid hunter. He was a Master Mason of William G. Hill Masonic Lodge #218 in Raleigh, NC since 1955.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry & Ollie Overton; wife, Myra N. Overton; and three siblings.


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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to William G. Hill Masonic Lodge No. 218 at 1520 Caswell St, Raleigh, NC 27608

Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.

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