John Garland Whichard
John Garland Whichard, 73, of Jackson, NC passed away on November 5, 2017.
He was born in Portsmouth, VA to the late Leon Randolph Whichard, Sr. and Virginia Dare Braswell Whichard.
John enjoyed sailing, walking on the beach and horses.
John is survived by his son, Brad Whichard, of Danville, VA; his brother, Randy Whichard and his wife, Diane, of Jackson, NC; his grandson, Lane Whichard, of Danville, VA; his granddaughter, Jordan Bowman, of Virginia Beach, VA; his close friend and care giver, Marsha Tegl, of Gaston, NC; his two nieces, Jodie W. Barrett and her husband, Thomas, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, and Melanie W. Whichard and her husband, Bryan Ayscue, of Woodland, NC; his nephew, John Randolph Whichard, and Mable of Roanoke Rapids, NC; and his faithful companion, Coco.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Askew Funeral Service Jackson Chapel in Jackson, NC with Rev. Randy Martin officiating.
Interment will follow in Jackson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.