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Bobby Jerone Gaskins

February 8, 1935 June 10, 2019
Bobby Jerone Gaskins
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Obituary for Bobby Jerone Gaskins

Mr. Bobby Jerone Gaskins, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2019.

The funeral service will be held in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel in Vanceboro on Thursday at 2 PM. Burial will follow in the cemetery of Epworth United Methodist Church.

Bobby was a lifetime resident of the Epworth Community. He owned and operated Gaskins Siding and Windows for 45 years. He had a strong work and family ethic and was a quiet mentor that believed actions spoke louder than words. He enjoyed car racing – dirt track or NASCAR, it didn’t matter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, and his twin sister.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol Barrow Gaskins; daughter, Wendy Decker; special son-in-law, Benjamin Decker; son, Jay Gaskins; special daughter-in-law, Lisa Davis Gaskins; grandchildren, Chris Decker (Dawn), Amber Decker, and Chase Gaskins; great grandchildren, Tyler Tillman, Emily White, Macie Davenport, and Caleb Decker; and his sister, Joy Gaskins Russell.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6-8 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Vanceboro.

Bobby was a lifelong member of Epworth United Methodist Church. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials contributions be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, c/o Julie Wiggins, 6063 Clark Ford Road, Ayden, NC 28513.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Jun

6:00 PM 6/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Service

Thursday

13

Jun

2:00 PM 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Epworth United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

201 Honolulu Road
Vanceboro, NC 28586

201 Honolulu Road Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Epworth United Methodist Church

201 Honolulu Road
Vanceboro, NC 28586
111
c/o Julie Wiggins, 6063 Clark Ford Road, Ayden, NC 28513.
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