Eric “Avery” Glenn Creech
November 2, 2007 – August 10, 2023
MIDDLESEX – It is with grieving hearts that we share with you the tragic loss of our beloved Eric “Avery” Glenn Creech, at age 15 on August 10, 2023.
Avery was born November 2, 2007, in Harnett County to Matthew Glenn and Rebecca Ann Creech. He attended Southern Nash High School where he played percussion in the school’s performance and marching bands. Avery was an avid video game fanatic, sharing these memories with his father and brother. In addition, he thoroughly enjoyed art and anime. He had such an amazingly bright and happy demeanor about him; pure joy surrounding him, whether he was with his family or spending quality time with his friends. The legacy that Avery leaves will be cherished through the memories of all of those he loved.
In addition to his parents, Matthew and Rebecca Creech, Avery leaves to carry on his legacy his brother, Noah Creech; paternal grandparents, Ricky and Miriam Creech; maternal grandparents, Wayne and Athena Harrington; maternal grandparents, Eugene and Nancy Aguirre; maternal great grandmother, Jewel Pearce and many aunts and uncles.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Leona Selena Creech; aunt, Jessie “Willa” Faye Harrington, who died with him; paternal great grandparents, Z.L and Jo Creech and his maternal great grandfather, Johnny Pearce.
A service to Celebrate the Life of Avery will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591. The family will receive friends for visitation from 9:30am – 11:00am prior to the service.
Interment will take place following the service at Central Baptist Church Cemetery, 10929 Poole Rd., Wendell, NC 27591.
In the spirit of Avery’s beautiful soul, it is requested that only bright colored clothing be worn to the service.
Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions can be made to the Southern Nash High School Marching Band. Checks written for donations should be written and addressed to Southern Nash Music Boosters, 6446 Southern Nash High Road, Bailey, NC 27807, memo, In Loving Memory of Avery. Thank you for your support.
Arrangements are entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. www.stricklandfuneral.com.