Latham L. Gaskins III

VANCEBORO - Latham L. Gaskins III, 36, of Vanceboro, died December 13, 2013, at home.

He was a musician and he loved his family, pets, sports, motorcycles, fast cars, movies and his friends. He was a giving person.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, the Rev. Latham "Gabby" Gaskins Jr., and wife Lorie of Vanceboro; his mother, Connie Fay Dale of Riegelwood; two sisters, Melody Powers of New Bern and Kristina Riggs Abdalla of Riegelwood; two step-sisters, Emilie and Anna Oldham of Vanceboro; his paternal grandmother, Earline Gaskins of Vanceboro; his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Malpass Dale of Riegelwood; two cousins, Jennifer Jones Cuthrell and Michelle Jones Rodriquez, both of Vanceboro; niece, Sydni Powers and nephews, Yousef and Malek Abdalla.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 20, 2013, at Cotten Funeral Home, followed by the funeral service at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at New Bern Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory 2201 Neuse Blvd., New Bern, NC 28560.

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Published in Sun Journal from Dec. 17 to Dec. 20, 2013