William Eure, Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 3, 2009

William Henry Eure Jr., 50, of Academy Street, Gatesville, died Thursday, October 29, 2009 at his residence.
A native of Gates County, he worked as a loader operator in logging. He was a member of Gatesville United Methodist Church and a member of the Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his parents, William H. Eure Sr. and Ellen Owens Eure of Gatesville; his wife, Patty Lister Eure of Gatesville; two sons, Ben Eure and Jerry Eure, both of Gatesville; a step-daughter, Kristen Derrickson of Gatesville; and his sister, Alta Eure Blowe of Cofield.
A memorial service was held on Sunday, Nov. 1 at Gatesville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tracy Clayton and the Rev. Gene Asbill officiating. A private burial will be held at a later time. Friends may join the family at the residence.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Gatesville United Methodist Church, Gatesville, NC 27938; University Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC 27910; or to any chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Condolences can be left www.millerfhc.com.
Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, handled the arrangements.