John Daniel “Jackie” Warrington III

Published 9:48 am Thursday, May 31, 2012

MARGARETTSVILLE – Mr. John Daniel “Jackie” Warrington III, age 70 of Margarettsville, died May 29, 2012 at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids.

Mr. Warrington was born March 15, 1942 in Roanoke Rapids. He was preceded in death by his father, John Daniel Warrington Jr. and a half brother, Billy Gay. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Halifax Paper Board Mill in Roanoke Rapids.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Hasty Warrington; his mother, Josie Newsome Gay of Seaboard; three sons, John Mark Warrington, Patrick Andrew Warrington and Robert Daniel Warrington; three step children, Mae Woodard Rose and husband Mike, Leneau Woodard Pope and husband Chuck, and Raymond Robert Woodard; one half brother, Bobby Gay; and one step grandchild, Ciara Taylor Pope.

Graveside services will be held, Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Beechwood Cemetery in Boykins, VA with the Rev. Jim Cox and the Rev. Larry Cribb officiating.

The family will receive friends at Massey Funeral Home in Jackson on Friday, June 1 from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

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