Mack Harvel Privott

Obituary for Mack Harvel Privott

November 18, 1932 - December 16, 2013
Goldsboro, North Carolina | Age 81


Mack Harvel Privott, 81, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Mack was born in Chowan County on November 18, 1932 to the late George H. and Eva Harrell Privott. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mack was a graduate of Guilford College where he was a standout athlete in football and baseball. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Youth Leader and was a member of the Lola Delbridge Sunday School Class.

Mack was a contractor in Wayne County and was the founder of Privott and Gray Appraisal. An avid sports fan, Mack taught math and science, as well as coached, at Goldsboro Junior High School. Mack lived a life of dedication to his family and friends, and to his community. He served his community in many ways from working on the board and coaching at the Wayne County Boy's Club, to being a member of the Optimist Club, Rotary Club of Goldsboro and the Golden K Kiwanis Club. Mack also loved the many opportunities he had to mentor young people at church, school, and boys club. He also enjoyed spending time at the beach home he proudly built for his family.

The family will receive friends Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church followed by a service celebrating Mack's life at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Interment will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Mack is survived by his wife of 58 years, Emily Warrick Privott; daughters, Edie Jeziorski and husband Michael of Acworth, GA and Jenny Bunn and husband Kevin of Fayetteville; sons, Michael Privott and wife Maryclair of Mooresville, Allan Privott and wife Michele of Mooresville, Ben Privott of Wilmington; grandchildren, John Jeziorski, Will Jeziorski, Kait Jeziorski, Hilary Bunn, Graham Bunn, Noah Privott, Georgia Privott, Mack Privott, and Tighe Privott; and sister, Marjorie Taylor of Lakewood, FL.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Wilkins; and brothers, Joe Privott and Jack Privott.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 125 S. John Street, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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  • Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to:
  • First Baptist Church
    125 S. John Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27530

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1300 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534
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