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Edward Lee Walston

June 29, 2016

Grandy – Edward Lee Walston, 74, of Grandy, N.C. passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Chesapeake General Hospital.  He was born May 4, 1942 in St. Vincent DePaul Hospital to the late Edward P. Walston and Sallie H. Walston and was the husband of Joanne Walston.  He Served in the U.S. Army for 3 years in the 1960’s and retired from the N.C. Dept. of Corrections after 30 years.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter Sallie M. Zeidler of Florida, Jeffrey and wife Mattie, Courtney and husband John, and Angela. Harold Walston and wife Beth of Grandy, Lauren, and Tiffany.  He was predeceased by two sisters Jean Mathews and Jacqueline Swain.

Growing up he had many hobbies and wasn’t afraid to try something new.  His biggest passion in life was growing up on Currituck Sound carrying Hunting and Fishing parties as well as fishing for pleasure.  He loved boats and guns.

A graveside service will be conducted Sunday July 3, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Poplar Branch Baptist Church Cemetary. The service will be conducted by Wayne Twiford Sr.

The family is accepting friends at the Home of Harold Walston 108 Koontz Dr. Grandy N.C.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.