KINSTON - James Lee Gatewood, age 68, of 448 Wheat Street, passed away Thursday May 8, 2014 at his residence. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran, former Alaska State Trooper and a fisherman. He was a former resident of Havelock, N.C. for 23 years. A visitation will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Edwards Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Sykes Gatewood of the home; daughters Portia Strickland of Kinston, N.C. and Vicky Bailey of Newport, N.C.; brothers Terry Gatewood of Oclair, Wisconsin and Robert Gatewood of Hawaii; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com.
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Published in Free Press on May 10, 2014