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Drum Funeral Home - Conover

509 First Ave South, Conover, NC

OBITUARY

Carl Edward Dwiggins

April 11, 1941August 14, 2019
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Carl Edward Dwiggins, age 78, of Conover, NC, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, following a period of declining health. Born April 11, 1941, in Forsyth County, NC, he was the son of the late Lattie Ralph Dwiggins, Sr. and Adelia Aline Everhardt Dwiggins.

Carl was a member of Abernethy Memorial United Methodist Church in Newton, NC, where he was a member of the choir, former Sunday School teacher, and former member of numerous other committees. He was the former owner and operator of Village Motors in Conover, NC, and was an avid collector of old classic cars. Carl loved music, enjoyed singing karaoke, and was a longtime member of the Carolina Moonlighters. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family, especially supporting his children and grandchildren in all of their activities.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brother, L. Ralph Dwiggins, Jr., and a sister, Marie D. Phillips, and brother-in-law, William Knorr.

Survivors include his daughter, Angie Roffey and husband Bruce of Conover, NC; son, Eddie Dwiggins and wife Kristen of Conover, NC; fiancé Kathleen Byrd of Bakersville, NC, and her children, Phil Byrd and wife Lisa, and Betty Hughes and husband Chris, both of Bakersville, NC; sister, Marjory D. Knorr of Las Vegas, NV; and grandchildren, Chad Roffey and wife Elizabeth, Chandler Roffey, Colbie Dwiggins, and Luke Wilkinson.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Abernethy Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Logan Miller and Rev. Jody Seymour officiating. A reception for family and friends will take place in the church fellowship hall following the service. A private burial will take place at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory, NC.

Condolences may be sent to the Dwiggins family at www.drumfh-conover.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Abernethy Memorial United Methodist Church, Music Fund, 111 W. 13th Street, Newton, NC, 28658.

The Dwiggins family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover, NC.

  • FAMILY

  • Lattie Ralph Dwiggins Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Adelia Aline Everhardt Dwiggins, Mother (deceased)
  • Angie Roffey and husband, Bruce, Daughter
  • Eddie Dwiggins and wife, Kristen, Son
  • Kathleen Byrd, Fiancé
  • L. Ralph Dwiggins Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Marjory D. Knorr, Sister
  • Marie D. Phillips, Sister (deceased)
  • William Knorr, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Chad Roffey and wife, Elizabeth, Grandchild
  • Chandler Roffey, Grandchild
  • Colbie Dwiggins, Grandchild
  • Luke Wilkinson, Grandchild
  • Phil Byrd and wife, Lisa, Fiancé's Son
  • Betty Hughes and husband, Chris, Fiancé's Daughter

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Reception Thursday, August 22, 2019

Memories

Carl Edward Dwiggins

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Connie & Jim Lingle

August 19, 2019

Angie, Eddie and Family - Jim and I were so saddened to hear of your loss. Carl was a very special person. His smile and his voice brightened the day for those around him. We were fortunate to hear him sing several times. He always went above and beyond to help anyone in need. With God's loving hands beneath you and His arms around you, you can face whatever comes ahead of you. Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you during this difficult time.

Jim & Barbara Turner

August 19, 2019

Carl was always a gentleman and showed kindness to us. Carl and I shared a loved for selling cars and had many deals going in our life time. He was also our neighbor in Rock Barn and always considerate of his neighbors. He will be missed. Our sympathy is with all of the family members. We will continue to pray for your peace and comfort during these next days.

Dana Mebane

August 17, 2019

Angie, Eddie and family: Losing a parent is hard but you are surrounded with much love and support. Wishing you peace and comfort.

Brenda Hoss

August 16, 2019

Condolences to Carl's family and to his beloved Kat and her family. He was so full of life, joy and especially song. I am sure he is singing in Heaven today. Rest in Peace, Dear Friend. From Brenda and Tom

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