Ervin W. Stocks

May 27, 1926 ~ September 22, 2018 (age 92)


Ervin Wadus Stocks, 92 of Lake Waccamaw died Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Fayetteville. He was born in Columbus County the son of the late Clarence Oliver Stocks and Veda Williamson Stocks.

Mr. Stocks owned and operated a barber shop in Whiteville for many years. He was a veteran having served in the US Navy during WWII.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Long Stocks; a daughter, Brenda Stocks Parker; a son, Gary W. Stocks; brothers, Leroy Stocks, Nathan Stocks, Otis Stocks and Graham Stocks; sisters, Edna Stocks Long and Rosa Lee Stocks Collins.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda Stocks Heath of Fayetteville; a brother, Clarence Dan Stocks and wife, Marilyn of Reidsville; a sister, Betty Lou Stocks Bennett of Ash; four grandchildren, Scott Stevens, Ashleigh Heath Armstrong, Aaron Ward, Audry Parker Johnson; six great grandchildren, Brenda McChesney, Joshua Stevens, Alyssa Koch, Jacklynn Koch, Jax Ward and Violet Ward.

His funeral service will be 2:00 pm Tuesday September 25, 2018 at Peacock Funeral Home Chapel officiated by his nephews, Rev. Scott Cumbee and Rev. Jeff Stocks. Burial will be in Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park.

His family will receive friends 1:00 - 2:00 pm Tuesday at Peacock Funeral Home prior to his service.

Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews, grandsons and grandsons-in-law.

Volunteer memorials and any donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family suggests:

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September 25, 2018

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Peacock Funeral Home
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
September 25, 2018

2:00 PM
Peacock's Chapel
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472


Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

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