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Carey Belton “Coot” Soles: Clarendon

1939 – 2019

     Carey Belton “Coot” Soles of Clarendon, died Thursday, Feb. 21, in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter, Whiteville. He was 80.

     Born Feb. 8, 1939 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Belton Manning Soles and Alla Mae Nealey Soles and the widower of Barbara Ann Durrette Soles. Mr. Soles was a veteran of the United States Navy.

     He is survived by two daughters, Donna Lynn Harding and husband Robert of Clarendon, Amber Marie Soles of Tabor City; two sons, Carey Randell Soles and wife Tina of Richmond, Virginia, Robert Manning Soles and wife Kim of Chester, Virginia;  two brothers, Gayle Manning Soles of Tabor City, Eric Soles of Dillon; five sisters, Faye Leonard of Shallotte, Mona Shelley Osbourne of Whiteville, April Peavy of Loris, Ellinda Beck of Charlotte, Ericia Duncan of Tabor City; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

     In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, John Soles.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 in the
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.