Franklin Wayne Yancey Sr.
Franklin Wayne Yancey Sr., 82, of Oxford passed away Thursday, May 19,2022 at his home surrounded by family.
Wayne was born in Granville County on September 3,1939 to the late Earlie Jefferson Yancey and Leora Annie Hobgood. He was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church for many years. Wayne had a passion for farming and traveling and he loved his family immensely. He was a Farm Bureau Board Member and one of his proudest moments was becoming a Board Member for Granville United Bank.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 23,2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Alice Walters Yancey; a daughter, Melinda Yancey Peedin; a son, Franklin Wayne Yancey Jr. (Wendi Parrott Yancey); seven grandchildren, Caleb Scott Garner (Jennifer), Abbey Marie Garner, Jacob Wayne Garner (Amanda), Nicolas Wayne Yancey, Claire Elizabeth Yancey, Dylan Thomas Yancey and Logan Cross Peedin; two great-grandchildren, Adrianna Garner and Aliyah Webb; a sister, Virginia Ann Veasey (Wayne) and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Grover Yancey.
Memorial services will be held Monday, May 23,2022 at 2:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to their family, friends and to Community Homecare and Hospice for the love and support shown during this difficult time.