John G. Gaskill Jr.
John G Gaskill Jr passed in peace on 10/1/2021 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Kinston, NC and formerly of Mayo/Edgewater, MD. John was preceded in death by his parents John and Beulah Gaskill of Washington, NC. John is survived by his loving wife Rosalee H Gaskill of 44 years; his children, Roxanne Pfeiffer (Randy) of Jacksonville, FL, Pete Bova (Justyn) of Arnold,MD and Johnny (Nancy) Gaskill of Kinston ,NC.; seven grandchildren, Heather, Allison, Hannah, Devin, Morgan, Luke and Sydney; and a great granddaughter, Annabel. He is also survived by his sister Lavaughn (Ronnie) Bousquet of Chocowinity, NC. And many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that he loved dearly.
John was a retired Captain with the Ft Meade Fire Dept, a veteran in the US Army and a part of the Albertson Volunteer Fire Dept. John never met a stranger. When he was in Mayo he enjoyed his time as president/coach with the Mayo athletic association. Outside of time spent with family, he enjoyed corvettes, horses, NASCAR and football.
Visitation will be held at Pink Hill Funeral Home on Friday, Oct 8th at 6: 00 p.m.. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct 9th at 11:00 am at Pink Hill Funeral Home with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill.
In lieu of flowers donations in his name can be made to the Albertson Volunteer Fire Department.
The family would like to thank the staff at UNC Lenoir and the VA home in Kinston for the healthcare he received during his stay. Also a thank you to Albertson Missionary Baptist Church and the Albertson Volunteer Fire Department.
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