Ronald Earl Whitfield, 65, died Thursday, June 26, 2014.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Randy Stalls will be presiding.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.
Ronald was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mamie Whitfield; his son, Joseph Whitfield; his grandson, Frederick Whitfield, Jr.; and his brother, J.R. Whitfield.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Kay Marquette Whitfield; his daughter, Stacy Leigh Gardner and husband Billy of Greenville; his son, Fred Whitfield and wife Pamela of Stokes; his sisters, Amy Byrum and husband John of Tarboro and Judy Brown and husband Ronnie of Lewiston; his brothers, George Whitfield, Jr. and wife Mary Sue of Chocowinity and Tommy Whitfield and wife Lorraine of Wilson; and five grandchildren, Samantha Whitfield, Madison Whitfield, Makayla Whitfield, Triston Gardner, and Payton Gardner.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.