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Richard Winfred Alston

January 29, 1952 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Mr. Richard Winfred Alston "Hemi", age 69 of Pittsboro, NC transitioned into everlasting life, Friday, December 24, 2021, at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC 

Richard Winfred Alston "Hemi" was born in Chatham County on January 29, 1952, to the late Richard Allen Alston and Elizabeth Dark. He departed this life Friday, December 24, 2021, at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

He attended Horton High School, Pittsboro, NC. Winfred was employed at Whitakers Service Center in Pittsboro, NC for a number of years as a mechanic. He enjoyed fishing, watching Carolina Tar Heels and Dallas Cowboy games, and spending time with family and friends.

Winfred was preceded in death by his father Richard Allen Alston and his brother Larry Allen Alston.

Winfred leaves to cherish his memories, two sons; Andre T. Alston (Kristy White), Pittsboro, NC, and Thomas Dorsett, Sanford, NC, daughter; Sonia Alston (Conard Penny) Pittsboro, NC, his loving mother; Elizabeth D. King, Pittsboro, NC, four sisters; Linda A Baldwin, Pittsboro, NC, Carolyn Newkirk, Pittsboro, NC, Shirley Hart, Bear Creek, NC, Sharon Sanders, Pittsboro, NC, six grandchildren, two godsons; Kobe Elijah Crump and Domonique Partridge, Moncure, NC, goddaughter; Sonja Headen, Pittsboro, NC, special friends; Phyllis Bright, Barry Crump, Henry Alston (Rod), and Keith McKinney, and a host of relatives and friends.

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Services

Public Walk Thru Viewing in the Funeral Home Chapel ( Everyone MUST wear a Mask)
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
50 Masonic Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Knotts Funeral Home
50 Masonic Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Burial
Thursday
December 30, 2021

Pittsboro Community Cemetery
285 Fairground Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312

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