1937 – 2018
David James Tyson of Tabor City died Tuesday, Dec. 18, in his home. He was 81.
Born May 30, 1937 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Julius James and Ida Bell Soles Tyson.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Roberta Soles Tyson of the home; two sons, David Jeffery Tyson of Raleigh, and Richard Gregory Tyson of Summerville; one daughter, Sonja Godwin of Chadbourn; one sister, Jane Cartrette of Clarendon; four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter Jennie Lynn Timmons and one sister Annie Bell Lovette.
He was a founding member of Clarendon Free Will Baptist Church.
A graveside service was planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, in Myrtle Green Cemetery, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.