Emery Tilden Auvil, age 89, died Tuesday at his home. Born in Barbour County, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Tilden and Floy Nester Auvil and husband of the late Dorothy Shaffer Auvil. He served his country with United States Air Force for over 20 years, retiring as a E5 Staff/Sgt.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home in Goldsboro with Pastor Joshua Boatright officiating. Burial will follow the funeral service at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Auvil is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Mary & Tim Gibson; sons and daughters-in-law, Carl Auvil, Ray & Teresa Auvil, and Clyde & Tha Dodd; his girlfriend, Elizabeth Smith & her son, Tommy Holder; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his children, Robert Reed, Russell Auvil and Donna Poling as well as his brothers and sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Cure for Colors, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534 or Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1012 N. Church Street, Mt. Olive, NC 28365.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Auvil family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
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