AHOSKIE, NC – Tony Roskie Eure, age 72, passed away on April 6, 2017 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Eure was born on November 27, 1944 to James and Rosa Lee Lilley Eure, in the Tunis township of Hertford County, NC. Tony had a great love of the river from birth. He enjoyed spending time on the water fishing or just driving his boat. Tony’s life was his job, working as a Lineman as long as his health permitted. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Tony will be greatly missed by those that knew him.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Tony “Randy” Randall Eure, two brothers, James Ruben and William Larry Eure, and one sister, Nellie O’Neal Dilday.
Left to cherish Tony’s memory is his loving wife, Brenda of the home; daughter, Geneva Eure Holt and husband Tom of Aulander, NC; son, Charles Steven Eure of Ahoskie; granddaughter, Breanna Lynn Eure of Conway, NC; grandson, Brentley Liam Eure of Ahoskie; sister, Rosa Gay White of Dayton, OH; two brothers, Johnny Andrew Eure and his wife Barbara of Winterville, NC, and Ernest Wayne Eure and his wife Joyce of Farmville, VA; along with many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with the Rev. Elmer Vann, officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Eure family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Rev. Elmer Vann will be officiating the service.
Highland Memorial Gardens