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Millard Dewey Page of Goldsboro, NC transitioned this life with his family and nurses by his side at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield on August 27, 2018.
Dewey was the son of the late W.D. and Myrna Page and was born in Angier, NC. His brother W. M. Page preceded him in passing in 2011. Dewey served as a medic in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 until 1972 and later worked in the pharmacy at the hospital in Goldsboro for twenty years. He was married for 56 years to the love of his life, Odette M. Page.
Dewey and Odette were stationed in Germany, France, and later settled in Goldsboro making it their permanent home. Odette preceded him in death in 2013. Dewey loved God and his country along with his community of friends. He enjoyed playing golf, gardening, reading, and serving others through his volunteer work. He and Odette loved dogs and throughout their marriage they always had dog kids.
A military honors service will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro with burial on Friday in the Field of Honor for Veterans at the Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC.
Dewey is survived by his niece Dr. Pam Page Carpenter and her husband Don Carpenter of Raleigh, NC.
The family would like to thank all the care, respect, and dignity provided to Dewey by the staff and nurses at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Clayton and the caring and supportive nurses and staff at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, North Carolina.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Wayne County Humane Society, P.O. Box 821, Goldsboro, NC 27530 to help homeless animals in the area.
Services entrusted to the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.