FRANKLINTON, NC--Anthony Earl Radford, 67, of Franklinton, passed away on September 20, 2021. He was born in Franklin County on May 29, 1954 to the late Domas Radford and Lavern Griffin Stott . In addition to his parents, Earl was predeceased by his sister, Pamela Kearney.

Earl is survived by his nephew, Michael Kearney; his brother-in-law, Harold Kearney; an aunt, Dianne Forsberg; and cousins, Faye Rockholt and Delores Stewart.

Earl was an active member of Mount Olivet Baptist Church. He worked for more than twenty years at Boston Gear in Louisburg. Earl had many interests, including music and playing the drums, or watching old western movies. He was caring and loved animals, especially cats.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Fairview Cemetery with the Reverend Carl Hunter officiating.

A special thank you and gratitude is extended to Liberty Hospice and the staff of Louisburg Manor for the care provided to Earl, and especially to Latoya Holden, Corissa Webb, and Tamika Alley who were always there.

Flowers will be accepted, or contributions are suggested to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 1245 Mount Olivet Church Rd, Franklinton, NC 27525. Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made to

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