Memorials

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Willie L. Gibson Sr, longtime Club member Willie Lee Gibson, Sr., 68, of Reidsville passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Cone Hospital with his loving wife and daughter by his side.
Willie was born in Rockingham County on June 10, 1950, a son of Jack and Annie Gibson. He was the shop supervisor for Karastan Rug Mill for many years. His hobbies were motorcycle riding with his friends, woodworking, scroll sawing and oil painting landscapes (in the Bob Ross tradition.)

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Faye Anderson; and brother, Tony Meeks.
Willie is survived by his wife, Vicki Barrow Gibson of the home; his son, Willie L. Gibson, Jr.; his daughters; Michele Reynolds and husband, Timothy, Christi Moore and husband, Josh and DeAnna Boren and husband, James; his brothers, Frankie Carter, Jessie Carter, Jr., Rodney Carter, Timmy Carter, Doug Carter and J.D. Carter; sisters-in-law, Sharon Carter, Leisa Carter and Judy Carter; his sisters, Deborah Donavant, Sylvia Bryant, Maydean Simmons and Peggy Wade.

A formal visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service from 1 until 2:00PM at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00PM at Boone and Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, 7671 N.C. 770 West, Eden, NC 27288  

Online condolences may be left at www.booneandcooke.com/obituary/willie-gibson 

Willie was an active Club member for 29 years. His friends at RCGC will miss him very much.

Raymond Leon Styer, 85, of 240 Styer Dairy Road, went home to be with The Lord Sunday November 11, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 16, at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Ronald Fink and Rev. Allen Myers officiating. The burial followed at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Military Honors.
Ray was born in Royersford, PA. He served two years in the US Army. During this time he met and married Sara Wright. They just celebrated 61 years together.
Ray was a lifelong farmer recognized and honored with numerous awards from the US Department of Agriculture. He was a pioneer in Rockingham County in “no-till” farming. He served as vice president of the NC Farm Bureau Board for over 20 years and was a longtime member of the Rockingham County Cattlemen’s Association. He was also a longtime firefighter and first responder for the Monroeton Volunteer Fire Department. In his later years, he enjoyed serving the community while working at Wilkerson Funeral Home. He was a faithful member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Ray was a Charter Member of the Rockingham County Gun Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Thomas Ray Styer; his sisters, Geraldine Miller and Marilyn James; and son-in-law, Raymond Perry.
He is survived by his wife, Sara of the home; his children, John Styer (Melissia), Denise Perry, Corrine Ore (Sammy) and Mark Styer (Shannon); his grandchildren and great grandchildren. 
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Tommy Styer Memorial Scholarship Fund, RCC Foundation, Inc., Post Office Box 156, Wentworth, NC 27375-0038 or Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Ray will be greatly missed by his friends at RCGC.

 

John Richard Stallings, 84, of Reidsville, died Thursday November 15, 2018 at the Hospice Home of Alamance County.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 P.M. Sunday November 18, 2018 at Camp Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites performed by the Rockingham County Honor Guard.

 

A native of Guilford County, he was the son of the late John and Eliza Brannock Stallings and had lived most of his life in Rockingham County. He attended Curry School in Greensboro and was an honor graduate of the machinist course at Danville Technical Institute. He was a veteran of the US Army, where he served in the military police and was a fire arms instructor. A member of Camp Springs United Methodist Church, John worked as a tool room machinist for General Electric Co. in Lynchburg, VA for six years and retired from GTE Sylvania which later became Chase Precision Metals in Reidsville with twenty-nine years of service. John was a life member of the National Rifle Association, a Charter Member of the Rockingham County Gun Club, a member of the Old Reidsville Rifle Club Team, and a member of Old Reidsville Skeet Club. 

Online condolences may be left at www.cittyfh.com.

Memorials may be sent to: Camp Springs United Methodist Church C/O Tony Stanley 1969 Ashland Rd., Ruffin, NC  27326

 

 

Franklin Dennis Brame passed away on Sat. Sept. 1st, 2018.  He lived in the Bethany Community of Rockingham County and graduated from Bethany High School in 1955. 
Dennis was a Charter Member of the Rockingham County Gun Club and had served on the Board of Directors.  
He enjoyed spending many Sundays there with his nephew Alan Brame.  Dennis enjoyed bench rest shooting 
and had traveled all over the East coast going to matches, was inducted into 
the National Bench Rest Shooters Association World Hall of Fame, and is still a record holder to this day.

A celebration of his life will be held Tue. Sept. 4th at Glencoe United Methodist Church, 601 Glencoe Church Loop, Summerfield, NC with a graveside service at 10:00 and visitation following in the church fellowship hall.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glencoe United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Citty Funeral Home in in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at cittyfh.com  

John A ."Jack" Hill Jr., 87 passed away on February 19, 2018 at UNC Nursing Center in Eden. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00pm at Trinity Wesleyan Church. Interment will be in Dan View Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at:

www.legacy.com/guestbooks/northjersey/john-hill-condolences

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