David L. ‘Buck’ Jernigan

Published 10:22 am Monday, July 2, 2007

By Staff
Mr. David LeRue “Buck” Jernigan, 75, of 129 W. Askewville St., Windsor, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at his home.
A funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Askewville Assembly of God with the Rev. R.O. Denton Jr., the Rev. R.O. Denton Sr. and the Rev. Johnny Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery.
Mr. Jernigan was born in Bertie County on Sept. 17, 1931. He was the son of the late Battle H. and Jimmie White Jernigan. He was a truck driver. He was married to Faye Conner Jernigan of Windsor, who survives. He was a member of Askewville Assembly of God, founded and sang in the Assembly Quartet and managed Sounds of Joy for over 12 years. He also was the founder and operator of the nonprofit Askewville Community Food Pantry.
Survivors include three daughters, Melody J. Johnson, Rudie J. Castelloe and Lynn J. Jackson, all of Windsor; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Willis Jernigan.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Askewville Community Food Pantry, 101 E. Askewville St., Windsor, NC 27983.