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Don Dwight Scearce

June 9, 1945 October 29, 2017
Don Dwight Scearce
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Don Dwight Scearce, age 72 of 6079 Willow Glen Drive Wilmington, NC 28412 passed away on October 29th, 2017 at Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington NC after a two year decline in health. He enjoyed many years of golf and extensive traveling with friends until health issues prevented him.

He grew up in the Schoolfield area and attended local schools in Danville before enlisting in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict. After three years of military service he came back to Danville and went to work as an engineer for C&P Telephone Company, better known now as Verizon. He took early retirement from Verizon, and with a partner, created TEC (Telephone Engineering Consultants). After ten additional years of work, he retired again.

He was a member of SouthHall Baptist Church of Danville. He was the son of Maynard and Viola Scearce who predeceased him. He was also predeceased by one sister, Sheila Pruitt of Danville. On July 17, 1966 he was married to Patricia Gibson of Chatham VA, who survives. They had two children, Amy Dalton of Wilmington NC, and Brandon Scearce of South Boston VA, along with five grandchildren. They are Justin Dalton, Ashley Dalton, Noah Dalton, and Ella Dalton of Wilmington, NC, and Griffin Scearce of South Boston, VA.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541 with the Rev. Joel Fletcher officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., prior to the service Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel.

In Leiu of flowers please consider a donation to Rivermont Baptist Church at 122 Sunset Place Danville VA 24540, or the Danville Life Saving Crew at 202 Christopher Lane Danville VA 24541

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Scearce family. Online condolences may be made at

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Rivermont Baptist Church

122 Sunset Pl.
Danville, VA 24540

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