Mr. Liston Wheeler Carmichael son of the late Mr. Wheeler L. Carmichael and the late Mrs. Ethel Mae Davis Carmichael was born in Robeson County, North Carolina on September 18, 1941. He departed this life on February 25, 2023 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern, N.C. Waiting to welcome him to his heavenly home was his wife, Mertice.
Liston graduated from Rosenwald High School and soon went north to live with family in New York. While there he joined the United States Army in 1963. He served two years receiving the Parachutist Badge and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Liston liked working with hands and fixing things. He was employed as an auto mechanic.
Liston was united in holy matrimony with Mertice Cornelius Pitt on July 8, 1967. They were the proud parents of two daughters Leslie and Nicole. Later he welcomed his son Travis.
Even though Liston is out of sight, his loving memory will always linger with his loving children , Nicole and Leslie and Travis; Grandchildren Quintine Carmichael, Avery Carmichael, Jordan Carmichael, Najiyyah Breed; Great Grandchildren Jayden Carmichael, Brixxton Bates and Bryyton Bates. He is also survived by nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
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