Mr. Eric Mitchell Gathers, 61, of 505 E. Branch Street, Benson, North Carolina passed away Monday, April 25, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents - Frances J. Shannon and Wade Richardson, his daughter - Olymphia Shawntae Benton and his brothers - Deboris Scotty Gathers and John Small.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife - Rose Benton Gathers of Dunn; daughters - Dena Anderson of Oklahoma City, OK., Erica Gathers of Houston, TX., Tina Benton of Four Oaks, NC.; son - Christopher Byrd (Ashley) of Longview, WA.; his siblings - Selina Giles of Benson, James Gathers, Jr. (Clarry) of Four Oaks, Janice Body of Benson, Stephanie Robinson of Benson, Richard Gathers of LaPlace, NC, Alicia Gathers of Greensboro; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Viewing will be at the Dafford Funeral Home Chapel, Dunn, Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11AM - 12Noon. Graveside service and interment will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery, Dunn.
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