Rev. Dr. Willie C. Surles, Jr., 66, of 389 Nutgrass Road, Bunnlevel, passed away May 20, 2021. He leaves behind to carry on his legacy his wife of 26 years - Linda (Boo Boo Baby) Ryals Surles; sons - Keith A. Surles of Cary, Donald McKoy (Iris) of Clayton, Darren McKoy (Denise) of Coats, Earl McKoy, Kimble McKoy, both of Erwin; brothers - John W. Surles, William R. Surles (Vicky), both of Lillington, Kenneth W. Surles of Erwin; sisters - Annette Stokes (Joe) of Newton Grove, Natalie T. Brown of Annapolis, MD, Lendora Surles of Raleigh, Stacie A. Smith of Durham ; brother in-law - James Monroe Sr. (Sandra); sisters in-law - Myrna McAlister, Martha Moore, Avenelle Surles; aunts - Lula Ridgell (Harrison) and Dorothy Surles; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The public viewing will be Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Dafford Funeral Home, Dunn, from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm., with only 10 individuals inside at one time. Masks are required and practice social distancing.
The funeral service will conducted Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the Cape Fear A Conference Headquarters, 25 Beaver Road, Erwin. Masks are highly recommended and following the church's guidelines for entrance, capacity, and social distancing.
Burial will follow in the Faith Tabernacle Memorial Garden, Bunnlevel.
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