Gerald Wilson White, Sr.

Gerald Wilson White, Sr. of Roanoke Rapids passed away on September 29, 2016.

A native of Halifax County, Gerald was born to the late Lettie Mozelle Game and Lucious Benjamin White.

Gerald served his country for 27 years in the U. S. Navy and also served during the Vietnam Conflict. He owned the Fairfax Diner in Roanoke Rapids and sold Real Estate for many years.

Gerald is survived by his two sons, Gerald “Jerry” Wilson White, Jr. of VA Beach, and Kevin White; his daughter, Brenda Michelle Hinners and her husband, Patrick, of VA Beach; his eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his sister, Margaret Pulley of Goose Creek, SC; and his three brothers, Fred White and his wife, Wanda Dale, of VA Beach, Wayne White and his wife, Hazel, of Roanoke Rapids, and Ricky White and his wife, Barbara (Ann), of Roanoke Rapids.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Randy Martin officiating.

Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services of Roanoke Rapids, NC from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. and other times at 341 Cedar Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.

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