8/18/2020 5:20:00 PM Alfred Dwight Canipe Sr. September 23, 1929 - August 17, 2020
NEWTON, N.C. - Master Sgt. Alfred Dwight Canipe Sr., age 90, of Newton passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 at his home.
He was born September 23, 1929 in Catawba County a son of the late Alvin H. Canipe and Minnie Fisher Canipe. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Maiden and an Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. Prior to his retirement he was a truck driver for A. G. Boone Company and co-owner of Cedar Ridge Landscape Co.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Deanie T. Canipe, brothers, Alvin Canipe Jr. and Bobby Canipe and sisters, Pauline Cody and Udell Martin.
He is survived by his sons Sonny Canipe and wife Cheryl of Newton and Joe Canipe and wife Elaine of Newton; daughter Robbin Peeler and husband Mike of Conover; five grandsons Joshua Canipe and wife Michelle of Texas, Jason Canipe and wife Ashley of Maiden, Andrew Pennell and wife Hilary of Michigan, Josh Peeler of Charlotte and Stephen Peeler of Maiden; four granddaughters Summer Hoelter and wife Katie of Belmont, Christy DeHart and husband Jason of Maiden, Hope Janowitz and husband David of Pisgah Forest and Alishia Lidke and husband Ray of Newton; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers Herman Canipe of Matthews; sisters Polly McSwain of Maiden.
Graveside Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 21, 2020 at Maiden City Cemetery with Pastor Jason Canipe officiating and Military Honors by Post 76. He will lie in state 2-4 p.m. on Thursday at Burke Mortuary in Newton.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
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Burke Mortuary & Crematory in Newton is serving the Canipe family.