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Walter Lee Compton

November 22, 1956 - November 17, 2012

Walter Lee Compton, 55, died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center. Born on November 22, 1956 in Mooresville, NC, he was the son of Allen M. and Freeda Misenheimer Compton. He was the owner of Road Runner Taxi in Little River, SC.
Walter is survived by two sisters, Ailene Bachner of Holden Beach, NC and Carrie Swann of Huntersville, NC.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, November 20 at Lee Funeral Home in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The family will also receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Friday at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, NC. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, November 24 at Cavin–Cook Funeral Home with burial following in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Troutman, NC.
In lieu of flower, memorials may be made to The Harrison Frye College Fund, c/o Wells Fargo Bank.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach and Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, are serving the Compton family. Condolences may be made to the family at