Raleigh Newman Carson, age 88, formerly of Lynchburg, VA, departed this life on January 23, 2009 at UNC Hospital. He is survived by nieces Delores J. Ferguson of Pittsboro, NC, Fay Walden of Denver, CO, Saundra Goldsby of Gary IN, Mrs. Arliene Carson, Claudette, Wendy, and Ronald Carson of Bronx, NY; nephews David and Frank Young of Richmond, VA, Ollie Ferguson Windleton of Amherst, VA, and a host of beloved relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 12:00 noon in Fort Hill Memorial Park, 5196 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 800 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504.
Online memorials may be posted to: www.griffinfuneral.com, Select obituaries.
Arrangements are under the care of Griffin Funeral Service of Pittsboro.