Eric Long Clary

Eric Long Clary, 81, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017. He was the son of the late Herbert Allen and Gladys Baird Clary.

He worked in the textile industry as a supervisor for J.P. Stevens Company for many years and retired from Shepherd Electric Company.

Eric is survived by his wife, Judith Salmon Clary; his daughters, Karen C. Butler and her husband, Danny, of Franklin, VA, Sharon Deaton and her husband, Sheldon, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Susan Murphy and her husband, Pat, of Franklinton, NC; his sons, Robert Spragins and his wife, Selene, of Littleton, NC, and Wally Spragins and his wife, Tammy, of Roanoke Rapids; his grandchildren, Stephanie Butler, Ashley Brickhouse and her husband, Frank, Wes Deaton and his wife, Ashley, Jessica Clements and her husband, Luke, Abby Murphy, Fiance’ Kreigh Smith, Kristofer Spragins and his wife, Brittany, Kevin Spragins and his wife, Alice, Bridget Gwaltney, Heather Harris and her husband, Wilson, Ashley Covington and her husband, Walker; great-grandchildren, Bryson Hollowell, Cheyenne Brickhouse, Brayden Deaton, Harper Deaton, Harley Brickhouse, Logan and Lyndon Clements, Kyle Spragins, Kara Spragins, Julianne Spragins, Dakota Handcock, Cole Byrum, Addison Harris, and Lincoln Covington; he is also survived by his sister, Sandra Kaye Guernsey of Colonial Heights, VA.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM with Rev. Joe Sandoval and Rev. Randy Martin officiating.

Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Littleton, NC.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 PM until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Home Health and Hospice of Halifax County, 220 Smith Church Road, Building C, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 or the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710.

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