George Ernest  Staton
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George Ernest Staton

March 13, 1946 - August 18, 2020

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George Ernest Staton, 74, of 124 Forest Drive, Rockingham, passed away, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at First Health Richmond Memorial.

He was born March 13, 1946, in Anson County, son of Ernest Staton and Louise Adams Staton Gathings.

George was a member of Southside Free Will Baptist Church, a Veteran of US Air Force, from which he retired after 24 years; He also worked at Fruit and the Loom and retired there as well. George loved the outdoors and was especially fond of hunting and fishing. One of his greatest prides was his grandchildren!

A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 pm with a Funeral to follow at 2:00 pm. All will be held at Southside Free Will Baptist Church, 660 Sandy Ridge Church Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions social distancing and face covering or mask are required. This is to keep our families, those who attend, as well as our staff safe.

Burial will follow at Richmond Memorial Park, Rockingham.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Carlisle Staton of the home; daughter, Heather S. Slieff of Boston, Mass; step-daughter, Denise McKenzie of Rockingham; son, Joseph Staton of Rockingham; step-sons, Jeff Blanton of Hamlet and Lawrence Blanton of Rockingham; sister, Wanda Smith of Rockingham; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen, great-grandchildren; and his dog, Lulu.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    August 20, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Southside Free Will Baptist Church
    August 20, 2020
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    August 20, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Southside Free Will Baptist Church
    August 20, 2020
    Please remember to Social distance and wear mask to protect our family, yourselves and our staff. Thank You!
  • Interment

    Richmond Memorial Park
    1717 Broad Ave

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