Jesse Caldwell Bruton, 66, of Mt. Gilead passed away on June 15, 2021.

The family will receive friends on June 18 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Pugh Troy Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Bruton Family Cemetery, Pekin Rd., Candor.

Mr. Bruton was born to the late David Bruton and the late Marie Greene Bruton; he was also preceded in death by his brother, James Bruton.

He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth “Libby” Bruton; daughter: Jessica B. Melchin of Mt. Gilead; sons: Scott Bruton and Chris Bruton, both of Candor; and sisters: Sarah McRae of Topsail Beach and Susan Cray of Candor.