Mr. Winfred ‘Red’ Sumner Outland, Sr., age 85 died at the Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids on Thursday, April 24, 2008. Mr. Outland was a World War 11 Veteran Serving in the United States’ 5th Army, 338th Engineers Division. He was a member of the Conway United Methodist Church in Conway. He had a great love for his family and friends and never met a stranger. He enjoyed gardening and traveling. Following the death of his first wife, Flosie Wheeler Outland in 1989 he was married to Janie Martin Outland in 1999. Preceding him in death are his mother and father, Elsie White Outland and Russell Outland, his first wife Flosie Wheeler Outland, two sisters, Margaret O. Rafaleowski and Laura O. Baube and his step-son, Simon Askew.
Survivors include his wife, Janie Martin Outland of the home, one son, Winfred ‘Freddy’ Outland, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Woodland, three step-daughters; Peggy Cline and her husband Bill of Charleston, SC, Josephine Ricks and her husband Norman of Conway, and Vivian Perkins and her husband Wayne of Richmond, VA, two sisters; Janie Barnes of Lasker and Gladys Powell of Woodland, two brothers; Roger Outland and Edward Outland both of Lasker. Also surviving are twelve grandchildren; Vickie O. Soper, Winfred Brad Outland, June Tuten, Jeffery Cline, Joye Hansen, Mark Ricks, Anthony Ricks, Norma Jo Drewette, Chris Perkins, Michele Lifsey, Jeannie Pope and Molly Rhoades, five great grandchildren; Alexis Soper, Ashlyn ‘Little Red’ Soper, Stephanie Pope, Brandon Pope and Randell Rhoades.