Albert “Thomas” Anistead, son of Judge and Lula Anistead, was born January 10, 1953 in Nash County, North Carolina. He departed this earthly life on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in the serenity of his home surrounded by his family.
Thomas attended Northern Nash High School. He was employed by Cavalier Homes for over twenty years and retired in 2015.
He was preceded in death by his father, Judge Anistead, and two brothers, Chester Anistead and Burnette Anistead.
Thomas leaves to cherish his memory: a daughter, Kandice Avent (Percy) of Rocky Mount, NC; a son, Derrick Anistead (Phyllis) of Rocky Mount, NC; his mother, Lula Anistead of the home; six grandchildren, Damian Avent, Tarik Anistead, Jeremy Avent, Donovan Avent, Alijah Anistead, and Aman Anistead; one brother, Amos Anistead of Rocky Mount, NC; five sisters, Geraldine Martin, Ethel Coley, Jeanette Bryant, Beulah Bobbitt and Gloria Williams (John) all of Whitakers, NC; three aunts, Marie Bell of Richmond, VA, Christine Boone of Whitakers, NC, and Mary Brake of Nashville, NC; one sister-in-law, Patricia Anistead of Whitakers, NC; three special nephews, James Martin, Timothy Lynch and Justin Daniel; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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