Willie L. Toliver, Jr.

Published 4:48 pm Friday, November 8, 2019

AHOSKIE, NC – Willie Lee Toliver, Jr., age 81, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Hampton V A Hospital.

Mr. Toliver was born in Wisner, LA, on November 3, 1938, a son of the late Willie Lee Toliver, Sr. and Pearlee Harris Toliver. Willie was a retired US Army Sergeant 1C, having served his country for 20 years. After retiring from the military, Willie started his own trucking business, Cajun Trucking.

Besides his parents, Mr. Toliver was preceded in death by a sister, Mattie T. McGee.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Laverne Hall Toliver, two sons; Travis Toliver of Ahoskie, and Tony Toliver and wife, Kathleen of Columbia, SC; three granddaughters, Brea, Toni, and Shaelyn Toliver; and two grandsons, Prince and Rahsheed Toliver; a niece, Shirley T. Sapp of Monroe, LA, along with a host of friends and acquaintances.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 11:00 am at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with the Rev. John Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Ahoskie, NC, with military honors.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made directly to the American Kidney Foundation, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300. Rockville, MD, 20852; or you may donate online by visiting www.tmcfunding.com/search; then type Willie Toliver.

The Toliver family would like to gratefully acknowledge and say thank you to their many friends and loved ones for your visits, cards, telephone calls, food, etc. during this difficult time.

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