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William Jackson Toler, Sr.

November 24, 1927 April 1, 2019
William Jackson Toler, Sr.
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Obituary for William Jackson Toler, Sr.

William Jackson Toler, Sr. completed his journey home on Monday, April 1, 2019, to the welcoming words, “Well done, my good and faithful servant.”

Bill was born in Johnston County on November 24, 1927, to the late William Falton Toler and Lillian Mumford Toler. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Bill retired from his work with Civil Service at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church in Goldsboro. Bill was devoted to his church, served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, trustee, and was involved in many other activities where he utilized his gifts and abilities to share the love of God.

A service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Stoeber officiating. Interment will follow in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

Bill is survived by his wife of almost 72 years, Ruth R. Toler; daughter, Lynda Toler Allen and husband Terry; son, William Jackson Toler Jr. and wife Toni; grandchildren, Charity Ruth Allen, Ben Toler and wife Lana, Markel Toler, Trey Toler and Greg Toler and wife Nicole; great-grandchildren, Aiden Pinkston, Heath Allen, Asher Hankins, Rowan Toler and Vivian Toler; and sister, Ann Toler Smith. He is also survived by his extended family, Gretchen and Ryan Kroschel, Kelly and Andrew Hankins, and Jennifer Mocha and her children, Lily, Sophia and Nikoli.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Glyn Allen; sister, Marie Rogers and brother, Jerry Toler.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given in his memory to Grace Baptist Church, 1715 Royall Avenue, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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6:00 PM 4/3/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 4/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church

1715 Royall Avenue
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Grace Baptist Church
1715 Royall Avenue Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Wayne Memorial Park Final Resting Place

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

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South Dudley 28333 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grace Baptist Church

1715 Royall Avenue
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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