Mr. Haywood Leland CusterJune 30, 2011
Mr. Haywood Leland Custer, 76 of Fayetteville, died in the NC State Veterans Nursing Home, Thursday, June 30, 2011.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 pm at the Faison Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Kirkland officiating. Burial will follow in the Faison Cemetery.
Born in 1934 in Pittsylvania, Virginia, Mr. Custer was the son of the late Ernest H. and Oscar Lena Rowland Custer. He was a member of the Faison Baptist Church, a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired Post Master.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy Matthews Custer; two step-daughters, Mary Price and husband Henry of Wilmington and Dorothy Cherry of Stedman; one sister, Judy Huff of Danville, Virginia and three brothers, John Custer of Clinton, Roy Custer of Gretna, Virginia and Percy Custer of Owensboro, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Betty Hix and a sister, Agnes Roach.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 B. Wellness Dr. Greenville, NC 27834.
Arrangements are being handled by Royal-Hall Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent through www.royalhallfuneralhome.com.