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Celebrating the life of....Ervin "Earl" Lee Brunson



March 28, 1955 - October 26, 2020

Memorial Service: Monday, November 2, 2020

12:00 pm

S.E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Services

110 Highland Avenue, Thomasville, NC 27360


Obituary

Ervin Lee Brunson the son of the late Samuel Lee, Sr. and Elease Brunson was born on March 28, 1955, in Clarendon County, South Carolina and departed this life on October 26, 2020.

Ervin was an independent person, who strived to provide for his family. His career path started at an early age in Clarendon, South Carolina from a grocery bagger or washing windows. In 1980, he moved to Thomasville, North Carolina to be with his sisters and brothers. He was employed at Masonite “currently Components Concepts” for over twenty years as a forklift operator.

Ervin fondly known as “Earl” by family and friends was a loving person who loved his family. He enjoyed cooking; his specialties were coconut pies and fruit cakes. During his leisure time he watched TV. Jeopardy, Wheels of Fortune, Family Feud, Westerns and sports, especially wrestling and basketball. He also enjoyed taking care of his old truck.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Lisa B. Brunson; two sisters, Henrietta Tillman and Almettia B. Ellison; his brother, Robert Brunson; a brother-in-law, Eugene Scott and two sisters- in-law, Vernice P. Brunson and Hattie D. Brunson.

Earl leaves to cherish his memories to his son, Kevin Brunson of Thomasville, NC; four sisters: Delores B. Scott, Ellen Brunson, Maggie (Roosevelt) Spann, Mary Brunson all of Thomasville, NC; one brother, Samuel Jr. (Mary) Brunson of Summerton, South Carolina; one special aunt, Wilhelmina Bridges; his mother-in–law, Mona Burkhart; two sisters-in-law, Marie Brunson and Mary Brunson, two brothers-in-law, Darryl Tillman and Roosevelt Spann, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.