Linward Alton Braddy, 84, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Our Community Hospital in Scotland Neck.
Alton was born on May 3, 1933 in Suffolk, VA to the late Herman Ashley Braddy and Minnie Christenberry Braddy. A loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Alton loved his family and friends. He was a member of Hobgood Pentecostal Holiness Church and worked for many years as a truck driver for R.L. Whitehead Pickle Company in Hobgood. Alton especially loved children, doting on his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Pattie Blanche Braddy Sorie; his brother, Bobby Shelton Braddy; his half-brother, Woodrow Wilson Braddy; and his great-grandson, Christian Swartzfager.
Alton is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Virginia “Jenny” Braddy; his son, Linward Alton “Lynn” Braddy, Jr. and wife Kay of Sims; his brother, Herman Ashley Braddy and wife Mannie Ruth of Burgaw; his grandchildren, Jackie Braddy and wife Kelsey, Chad Braddy and wife Heather, Shay Jackson and husband Chris, Brooke Best and husband Michael, and Brandon Jackson; his great-grandchildren, Will Braddy, Kyler Braddy, Hunter Braddy, Colin Braddy, Paeton Braddy, Kinslee Braddy, Parker Braddy, Skyler Jackson, Elizabeth Swartzfager, and Kaitlyn Swartzfager; and his special friend and caregiver, Bernice Campbell.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the Hobgood Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment will follow at Hobgood Cemetery. The Reverend Dwight Jones will be presiding.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to the Hobgood Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 474, Hobgood, NC 27843 or online by clicking here.
Letchworth Funeral Home of Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Braddy family and online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.letchworthfuneralhome.com.