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Felix Thurman "Bud" Summerlin, Jr.
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Obituary for Felix Thurman "Bud" Summerlin, Jr.

Felix Thurman “Bud” Summerlin, Jr., 70, peacefully passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home. Born in Wayne County on February 10, 1947, he was the son of Myrtle Hobson Summerlin and the late Felix Thurman Summerlin, Sr.

Bud was a retired electrician, having worked for Starr Electric and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a proud member of the American Legion, VFW, and NRA. An avid sportsman he enjoyed shooting a good game of pool. Bud was a die-hard Carolina fan and enjoyed watching any and every Tar-Heel game.

A service to celebrate Bud’s life will be held Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Tony McLamb officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

In addition to his mother, Bud is survived by a sister, Brenda S. Linker; nephew, Douglas Thurman Summerlin; niece, Karen Linker; great-niece, Nikki Linker; and special cousin, Sonny Edgerton. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Douglas “Jimmy” Summerlin.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Funeral Service




1:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Cemetery Details


Wayne Memorial Park

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South
Dudley, NC 28333

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

4217 Park Place Ct.
Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979

Wounded Warrior Project


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