Joseph Stallings

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 17, 2010

Joseph Fred Stallings, 89, of Fred Stallings Lane, Hobbsville, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in Waterbrooke of Elizabeth City.
Born in Perquimans County, he was a retired farmer and a member of Sandy Cross Baptist Church where he served as secretary. He was also a member of the former Hobbsville Ruritan Club and was a former chairman of the NC Cattleman’s Association.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Eure Stallings; a daughter, Ann Wilmar of Elizabeth City; three sons, Carter Stallings, Dennis Stallings and Steve Stallings, all of Hobbsville; two brothers, A. F. Stallings Jr. of Hobbsville and Lofton Stallings of Indiana; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at Sandy Cross Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Asbill officiating. A private burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may join the family at the home of his son, Carter Stallings, 676 Sandy Cross Road, Hobbsville.
Condolences can be left at
Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is handling the arrangements.