Wayne Whittington Shingleton, 85, of US Hwy. 158, Roduco, died Friday, May 29, 2009 in his home.
A native of Greene County, he was a self-employed painting contractor.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Leigh Francisco Shingleton; four daughters, Janet Leigh Young of Mooresville, Jane Ambrose of Gatesville, Connie Mathes of South Mills and Bonnie Eason of Sunbury; three sons, Wayne W. Shingleton Jr. of Vinton, VA, Roger Shingleton of Gates and James Shingleton of Roanoke, VA; a brother, Benjamin Shingleton of Roanoke, VA; 16 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 1 in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, and was officiated by Curtis Mozelle. Burial with military honors followed in Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie.
Friends may join the family at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gates County Rescue Squad, Gatesville, NC 27938.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.millerfhc.com.