WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Tom Flora

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Alex Thomas Flora, 96, of Wilson, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.

Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by visitation.

He had worked for Watson Electric Company for 44 years and was a proud veteran of the World War II Air Corps. Golf was a favorite sport and he enjoyed fishing as well as dancing.

Surviving is his daughter, Connie Thompson of Wilmington; son, Stan Flora (Barbara) of Wilson; grandchildren, Alex Flora (Allison) of Fuquay-Varina, Jennifer Wade (Brian) of Kinston and Dane Thompson of Wilmington; and great-grandchildren, Mason and Hudson Flora and Avery Wade.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Doris Page Flora who died in February 2013, in addition to sisters, Maude, Gladys and Doris; and brothers, J.C., William, Fred and Horace Flora.

Heartfelt thanks for loving care is extended to the personnel of 3HC.

Memorials are suggested to First Free Will Baptist Church, 4865 Nash St. NW, Wilson, NC 27893.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.