Radford E. Sadler

Published 8:21 am Wednesday, February 20, 2019

AHOSKIE, NC – Radford Edgar Sadler, 82, of Ahoskie, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

He was born on August 20, 1936 to L.G. and Ira Linton Sadler in Hyde County, NC. Radford loved bowling and played in a league for many years. A gifted musician, he greatly enjoyed playing the guitar and riding his motorcycle. Radford loved his family deeply, especially his grandchildren. He loved playing with his grandchildren and even at the age of 82 would jump on the trampoline with them. He attended church at Full Gospel Holiness Church in Woodland and truly loved going to church each Sunday. A regular M&M lover, he was known to eat them whenever he could. Radford will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Cooke Sadler; and his son, Allen Sadler.

Radford is survived by his daughter, Joyce Burkett and husband Rich of Ahoskie, NC; his son, Donnie Sadler of Ahoskie, NC; his grandson, Allen Mizelle and wife Rachael of Newport News, VA; his granddaughters, Heather Powell and husband Brandon “Small” of Ahoskie, NC, Megan Perry and husband Jesse of Colerain, NC, Maryjo Sadler of Harrellsville, NC, and Jamie Burkett of Ahoskie, NC; his great-grandson, Logan Powell; his great-granddaughters, Alyssa Powell, Ashlyn Powell, Maya Mizelle, and Hinley Perry; his sisters, Rachel Holloman, Mary Lou Belangia and husband James, and Linda Smith and husband Bobby; and his brother, Buddy Sadler and wife Harriet.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. Other times the family will receive friends at the home of Joyce and Rich Burkett, 116 Blackbeard Lane, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Sadler family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.