Elmo Gaskill Jr.

Elmo Gaskill Jr.

ATLANTIC — Elmo Gaskill Jr., 75, of Atlantic, passed away April 11, 2014, at Carteret General Hospital.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church, the Revs. Terry McInnis and Michael Fields officiating. Interment will follow in Atlantic Community Cemetery.

Elmo was a member and deacon of Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church. He also was a member of Carteret Historical Society, Core Sound Water Fowl Museum, American Legion and Friends of Hunting Quarters Primitive Baptist Church. He graduated from Atlantic High School, attended Chowan College, and graduated from East Carolina College with his undergraduate degree and masters degree. He retired as lieutenant commander with the United States Coast Guard Reserve after 32 years of service. He also retired with 30 years after teaching in Carteret County, Craven County and being a principal in Craven, Robeson and Carteret counties.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Morris Gaskill of Atlantic; a daughter, Janie Gaskill Mason and husband Jonathan of Williston; a son James Ervin Gaskill Sr. of Atlantic; and four grandchildren, Katlyn Maria Small, James Ervin Gaskill Jr., Morgan Elizabeth Gaskill, and John Cooper Mason.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmo and Maude Gaskill; two sisters, Varina Daniels and Elaine Willis; and two brothers, Daniel Gaskill, and Anthony Gaskill.

The visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Friends of Hunting Quarters Primitive Baptist Church at P.O. Box 31, Atlantic, N.C., 28511, or Atlantic Senior Lunch at Atlantic Methodist Church, School Drive, Atlantic N.C., 28511 Atlantic Cemetary Fund, 133 Lee Daniels Road, Atlantic, N.C., 28511.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mundenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.


Funeral Home

Munden Funeral Home & Crematory
2112 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-8066

Published in The Robesonian from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2014