Nelson Louis Creech

Nelson Louis Creech

June 10, 2023, 84, Snow Hill –

Nelson Louis Creech, 84, of Snow Hill went to his heavenly home while surrounded by his family. Nelson loved his Lord, family, and friends. He set an example for his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren that will go with them all their lives.

Nelson was born in Greene County on January 15, 1939, to the late William Franklin Creech and Maggie Hinnant Creech. He was raised on a farm and continued the tradition when he married the love of his life, Carol Faircloth Creech, which preceded him in death on February 13, 2015. He enjoyed traveling in his camper, antique shopping, restoring old tractors, and listening to bluegrass music.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, William Titus Creech, Claude Creech, James Creech, Carl Creech, and Frank Creech; and sisters, Joan Floyd, Edna Maraijko, Hazel Stallings, and Barbara Jean Pate.

Nelson’s most important role in life was being a great father, granddaddy, and great-granddaddy. He was a member of Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon for 33 years, and trustee member. Nelson also served on the FSA committee for 28 years. He loved the time spent with his family. Nelson is in heaven at rest now in the arms of God.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall at Woods Grove Church on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. followed by a service to celebrate Nelson’s life at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary with Pastor Barry Teague officiating. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in the Mewborn Family Cemetery.

Nelson is survived by his sons, Cliff Creech, and wife, Joyce of Snow Hill and Jerry Creech and wife, Rhonda of Snow Hill; grandchildren, Kris Sugg and husband, Jason of Snow Hill, Michael Creech and wife, Samantha of Bakersfield, CA, Daniel Creech and wife, Lauren of Snow Hill, and Casey Smith and husband, Josh of Snow Hill; great-grandchildren, Michael, Dayva, Evan, Logun, Luke, Heath, James, Maggie, Myles and Lily; sister, Dorothy Pelletier; and sisters-in-law, Reba Creech and Daphine Price and husband, Dick. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews he loved very much.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Nelson’s memory to
Woods Grove P.F.W.B. Church
4009 Central Heights Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Services are entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at