Wayne County Veterans Memorial

Wayne County Veterans Memorial (HM199D)

Location: Goldsboro, NC 27530 Wayne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 22.95', W 77° 59.631'

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We must honor those sons of ours who fought so bravely.
A Grateful Citizen (1925)

(Walkway plaque)
Most of them were boys when they died and they gave up two lives—the one they were living and the one they would have lived when they died. They gave up their chance to be husbands and fathers and grandfathers. They gave up their chance to be revered old men. They gave up everything for their country, for us. All we can do is remember.
Ronald Reagan

(1st Bronze plaque, far left)
In Honor Of The Sons Of Wayne
Who Served And Died In The World War
Jesse J. Baker ??? ????? ? ??Harry B. Hood
Roscoe Benton ??? ????? ? Sam G. Hummell
Andrew Best ??? ????? ? ??? Cleon Ray Jones
James H. Blalock ??? ????Ezra A. Mayo
Willie L. Blalock ??? ????? ?Ezra Moore
Bruce L. Blevins ??? ????? Wm. O. Mozingo
Levi C. Branson ??? ????? Chas. Raynor
Irving Bryant ??? ????? ? ??? Fred Reed
Fred Lawson Casey ???Mortimer Roscower
Carl B. Clingon ??? ????? ?Jesse R. Ruffin
Eulas Lee Collins ??? ????Herman P. Shackleford
Roland Cox ??? ????? ? ??? ?Chas. Dixon Shaver
John Creech ??? ????? ? ??? Leslie Jurney Short
Marion Lee Daniels ??? King David Simmons
Daniel Davis ??? ????? ? ??? Willie Simmons
Gaston L. Dortch ??? ???Foster B. Stevens
Mack Elliott ??? ????? ? ??? ?Isaac Stevens
James Irvin Fulford ??? ?Elam Summerlin
Wm. James Gardner??? James G. Summerlin
Adrian H. Grantham ??? Ben Ira Taylor
Moses Hadley ??? ????? ? ???Nathaniel K. Thornton
Samuel Hadley ??? ????? ? Arthur Turner
Herbert Lee Handley ???William Walston
George R. Hardesty ???R.H. Westbrook
Faison Harris ??? ????? ? ?? Grover Cleveland Wiggins
James Hill ??? ???? ??? ????? ?Major Williams
Sidney W. Hinson ??? ???Danzie Winn
Wyatt Hinson ??? ????? ? ??Guy Winstead
James Herbert Hogan??? Shade Wooten

(2nd Bronze plaque)
In Memory Of The Sons Of Wayne
Who Served And Died In World War II
And The Korean Conflict
World War II

Robert E. Abel??????????????????????????Marvin L. Faircloth
Albert J. Adams???????????????????????Stephen P. Faircloth
Henry W. Allen, Jr.???????????????????Joseph Farah
Bruce Anderson ????????????????????Louis H. Faulk
Raymond R. Anderson??????????Reulien R. Floyd
Cleveland C. Balkcum???????????Thurston D. Fogleman
George W. Barber???????????????????Alleyne Foster
William A. Barwick??????????????????Carl E. Franklin
Jerry H. Beamon????????????????????Ralph Giddens
Benjamin F. Bell?????????????????????George E. Grantham
William H. Bell?????????????????????????Robert Greenfield
Robert O. Benton???????????????????Clifton Hamm
J.R. Best ?????????????????????????????????Thomas P. Harrison
Norman E. Best??????????????????????Robert R. Hatch
James Horace Blackman?????Henry Edward Herring
James Lee Blackman???????????Cecil Hertford
Paul L. Borden, Jr.?????????????????May S. Higgins
William Louis Britt ????????????????David R. Hill
Ben R. Brock???????????????????????????Ray Hill
Glennie M. Brock???????????????????Liston Levi Hines
Lee Roy Brogden??????????????????Wilbert O. Hodge
James L. Byrd????????????????????????John Hollingsworth
Archie B. Carter?????????????????????Horace Horton
Raeford L. Campbell????????????Roland W. Horton, Jr.
Carl C. Casey?????????????????????????James L. Howell
Earl Chestnutt???????????????????????Charles M. Howell
Linwood Ray Combs???????????Ernest C. Howell
Harold Crawford???????????????????George F. Howell
Lawton Crumpler, Jr.???????????W.A. Harry Hundley
Wayne Garland Crumpler????Alton Jarmon
Woodard W. Crumpler????????Louis J. Jernigan
Edward Carlyle Daly???????????Douglas T. Johnson
Jake Davis?????????????????????????????Wayne Lee Johnson
I.D. Dickerson ??????????????????????Jack Jones
James Edmundson????????????Melvin B. Jones
Clarence M. Edwards?????????Roy Wayne Jones
Wayne Roland Edwards ?? J.C. Jones
William H. Ellis??????????????????????Charles C. Keller
Albert L. Ellington???????????????Roscoe Kelly
Richard Elmore???????????????????Charles S. Killette
Ray E. Eubanks??????????????????Ben R. King
Gene J. Elzas????????????????????? Willie Lane
(continued on 4th plaque)

(3rd Bronze plaque)
In Memory Of The Sons Of Wayne County
Who Served And Died In The Vietnam War
Emmett E. Ballree???????????????Casco D. Howell????George P. Power
Muray L. Borden, Jr.???????????Ernest R. Howell???James L. Ratliff
James R. Coates????????????????Ralph Howell???????????Richard V. Riggs
William D. Crawford???????????Robert H. Irwin????????William C. Sutton
Donald E. Daniels??????????????Dan L. Jenkins????????Edmund R. Toler
Edgar F. Davis????????????????????Stokely J. Jones??????Paul G. Underwood
James P. DeVaney????????????Wilbert E. Jones???????Kenneth E. VanHoy
Robert A. Govan????????????????Bobby R. Lane??????????Albert Vick Jr.
Joseph M. Grantham, III???Billy W. McKeel?????????Richard W. Watson
William W. Hail????????????????????Rudolph S. Parrish
Phillip D. Hardy??????????????????Herbert Pearsall, Jr.
Joseph N. Hargrove?????????Phillip W. Pigford

(Small lower plaque)
These are the original bronze tablets recovered after the fire in 2004 destroyed the Wayne County Memorial Community Building. The first plaque commemorates the purpose and a chronology of the memorial. The other plaques name and honor those who died in combat.

(4th Bronze plaque)
In Memory Of The Sons Of Wayne
Who Served And Died In World War II
And The Korean Conflict
World War II
Harvey J. Langston ????????????John Sauls
Raymond J. Langston ???????Leonard O. Savage
Charles C. Lassiter??????????????Charles Marcus Scott
Henry H. Lee ????????????????????????Neal Scott
Rayford S. Lynch?????????????????Ira S. Smith
Gary L. MacDonald?????????????L.L. Smith
Carl O. Martin????????????????????????Earl C. Smith
Hugh D. Marshburn????????????Levert L. Smith, Jr.
James T. Marshburn???????????Harold H. Smothers
Wilbert C. Massey, Jr.?????????Emmett Spicer
James P. McLamb???????????????Kermit Stallings
Margus I. McCarty???????????????Alvin T. Strickland
Tyson Hardy Mewborn??????Richard Summerlin
James Allen Mozingo?????????Daniel C. Sutton
Earnest Newsome???????????????Edd Leddell Sutton
Melville W. Odom?????????????????Herbert A. Sutton
James L. Parker?????????????????James L. Taylor
William F. Parker??????????????????Henry A. Taylor
Tryphon D. Peacock??????????Benjamin W. Taylor
Willis G. Peele, Jr.???????????????Robert L. Taylor
Boddie Perry???????????????????????James A. Thomas
William J. Pierce?????????????????James Richard Troutman
Charlie E. Pike????????????????????Johnnie Joseph Turnage
Donald N. Pope??????????????????Ira Wade
James A. Powell?????????????????Charles Warren
Dudley A. Powell, Jr.??????????Henry Edwin Weeks
Leon Price???????????????????????????Gordon Whitaker, Jr.
Charles Malcolm Price?????Charles E. Wiegand
Royal Puckett?????????????????????Cecil H. Wiggs
Roscoe Quinn????????????????????Robert E. Williams
Blanton E. Reaves????????????William C. Wilson, Jr.
Joe Renfrow??????????????????????Joseph D. Winchester
Bryant Roberts??????????????????George B. Womble, Jr.
Willie Rogers??????????????????????Donza Wood
John C. Rose, Jr.??????????????Bernice R. Wynn
John G. Rowe???????????????????? Ray Edwin York
Korean Conflict
James Elisha Bass?????????James Lee Kornegay
Daniel Joseph Carter?????John W. Lamm
William Lloyd Howell??????I.L. Littleton
John Henry King ????????????James Merritt
Forrest L. Price

(5th Bronze plaque, far right)
Wayne County Memorial Community Building
1919
May-June Committee appointed by commissioners of county, by aldermen and Chamber of Commerce of Goldsboro to consider a memorial to the sons of Wayne who served and died in the World War. Committee recommended erection of a community building to be both a memorial and a means of service to the living.
August Report approved by above named bodies and committed authorized to proceed with undertaking.
October Campaign begun for funds to erect building. 81,000 dollars finally raised.
1924
January Contract for building awarded.
February 23rd Corner stone laid, civic organizations participating.
1925
June 26th Dedication

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HM NumberHM199D
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Year Placed2011
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 4:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 228042 N 3919578
Decimal Degrees35.38250000, -77.99385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 22.95', W 77° 59.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 22' 57.00" N, 77° 59' 37.86" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 235 E Walnut St, Goldsboro NC 27530, US
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