Aubrey Lee Compton, Sr., 93, of Stoneville, N.C. passed away, Saturday, February 5, 2022. He was born March 13, 1928 to Elmo Powell Compton and Grace Barrow Compton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Keith M. Compton; brothers, Gerald (Gertrude), Elmo P., Jr. (Christine), Edward (Gladys), James and Floyd (Gayle) Compton; sisters, Evelyn Norman-Spencer (Philip), Ruth Gregory (Leonard), Lucille Peters (Zera), Reamona Bussey (W. Herbert), Dorothy Snyder (David); niece, Gwendolyn Bricker (Steven); nephews, Gary Peters, J.B. Compton and David Snyder, Jr.
Aubrey is survived by his wife Phyllis Warren Compton; son, Aubrey Lee Compton, II; Daughter-in-law, Michelle Rickman Compton; grandsons, Caleb Shane and Ian Lee Compton; sister-in-law Mary Ruth Compton; brothers-in-law, Jack S. Warren and Thomas K. Warren; also many beloved nieces and nephews.
Aubrey was an active member of Fontaine Baptist Church, Martinsville, Va. for many years, serving as usher, deacon and trustee. Aubrey also enjoyed working with his friend and co-member, the late Harold Draper, ‘fixing’ things around the church property.
He was inducted into the Army in October 1950, during the Korean Conflict and received an honorable discharge in 1956.
A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 pm Friday, February 11, 2022 at Collins Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Reverend Meryl Brown. Interment will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Gibson House (Hospice of Rockingham County) 2150 NC 65, Reidsville, NC. 27320; Fontaine Baptist Church, 170 Fisher Farm Road, Martinsville, VA 24112 or to The Gideons International, Henry Co. East Camp, P.O. Box 1243, Martinsville, VA 24114.
Arrangements are by Collins Funeral Home, Bassett, VA.
To express condolences online, please visit www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com.
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