William Eure, Sr.

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 23, 2010

William Henry Eure, Sr., 78, of Edmond Street, Gatesville, died Thursday, January 21, 2010 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie.
Born in Gates County, his employment included the Roll Finishing Department at Union Camp Corp., serving as the Gates County Sheriff, and then returning to Union Camp in the security division before retirement.
He was a member of Gatesville United Methodist Church and Post 712 of the VFW. Eure also served in the US Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Owens Eure; a daughter, Alta E. Blowe of Cofield; a sister, Gladys Stallings of Hobbsville; four grandchildren; and a step-granddaughter.
A funeral was held on Friday, Jan. 22 at Gatesville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tracy Clayton officiating. Burial followed in the Gatesville Cemetery.
Friends may join the family at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Gatesville United Methodist Church, in care of Barbara Wiant, P.O. Box 134, Gatesville, NC 27938.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfhc.com.
Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is handling arrangements.