Johnny McRoy

June 13, 1947 - March 4, 2018
Johnny McRoy

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Johnny McRoy
Johnny McRoy, age 70, a resident of 1865 Goose Creek Road Washington, NC died Sunday March 4, 2018 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday March 8, 2018 at Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ officiated by Eddie Gurganus. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 6:00 PM until the service hour and other times at the home.
Mr. McRoy was born in Pitt County on June 13, 1947 the son of the late George McRoy and Icy Belle Mills McRoy. He married Teresa Taylor his wife of 51 years on November 12, 1966. Johnny worked in the insurance business for 25 years after his retirement he ran the Midway Grocery where he spent much of his time talking with his friends and customers. He helped to establish the Bunyan Fire Department working hard to get donations and anything that was needed to make it successful. Johnny also dedicated some of his time as a volunteer with the Washington Fire Department. He loved to cook and was known for cooking for his neighbors and his Woodard’s Pond Church family which he loved so much. Along with cooking he enjoyed shopping, watching westerns, driving his dump truck (Sugar), loving and playing with his cats: Tiger, Boots and Precious and just being around family and friends. Johnny will be missed by his family and all that knew him.
Survivors include his wife: Teresa Taylor McRoy of the home; a brother: Jimmy McRoy and wife Dorothy of Winterville, NC; four sisters: Ernestine Peaden, Irene Lee, Evelyn Parker and Barbara Strickland all of Greenville, NC; and two brothers in laws: Joey Taylor and wife Cathy of Washington, NC and Keith Taylor of Greensboro, NC. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Jay and Claudell McRoy and a niece: Hollie Grace Taylor.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ c/o P.O. Box 1302 Washington, NC 27889.
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Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the McRoy family.

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Memorial Service

Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 PM

Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ - Directions
9004 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

Woodard's Pond Church of Christ - Directions
9004 US Highway 264 East, Washington, NC 27889
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • March 06, 2018
    Crystal Moser says:
    I am so very sorry for your loss, Mrs. McRoy. I am honored that I was able to care for him. May God comfort you in this most sorrowful time. He was a fighter.

  • March 10, 2018
    Jo Ann Taylor Elzey says:
    So sorry for your loss Teresa.

  • March 08, 2018
    Wilda Carver says:
    So sorry for your loss Teresa. Johnny will be missed.

  • March 08, 2018
    Billy Ray Askew says:
    Mrs. Teresa, my family and I send our deepest sympathies. We are praying for that "peace that passes understanding" to be your gift from God. Mr. Johnny fought the good fight and can now go on to receive the promises!

  • March 08, 2018
    Fonda Gautier says:
    Teresa, I am thinking about and praying for you. Johnny is now resting in the peace. God bless you!

  • March 08, 2018
    Kent Cutler says:
    Ms Teresa, We are so sorry for your loss. Praying and asking God to give you peace. Love you.

    Kent , Haley , and Reece Cutler

  • March 08, 2018
    Jamie Foster says:
    Mrs. Teresa
    I am so sorry to hear about Me. Johnny's passing. I have many fond memories of him, ecspecially of him at Midway! Praying for strength and comfort in the upcoming days. We Love You!

  • March 07, 2018
    Danny & Jo Woolard says:
    Praying for all during this difficult time.

  • March 07, 2018
    Lou Waters says:
    Teresa, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • March 07, 2018
    Harry Gautier says:
    Sorry for your loss. Harry Gautier

  • March 06, 2018
    Evelyn Edwards Respass says:
    Teresa, we are so sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. He was a very strong man & you did a wonderful job caring for him when he was no longer able to do for himself. Now he is in God's caring arms. We pray for Him to give you strength, peace & healing.

  • March 05, 2018
    Sue ann Taylor says:
    Teresa, so sorry for your loss, now Johnny is in no more pain & suffering,a brand new body he will have! May God strengthen & comfort you at this time. U took such good care of him! Love u

  • March 06, 2018
    Diana&Ronnie Baker says:
    Teresa, we are so sorry about Johnny. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying God will wrap his arms around you and give you peace and comfort kpw and the days ahead. Love and prayers to you.

  • March 06, 2018
    James Daniels says:
    Teresa, Our Loving Thoughts and Prayers. Johnny is at Peace with his Savior, Amen. All our Love, The Daniels Family James, Rebecca, Emma, Liberty and Ronin.

  • March 06, 2018
    Cathy and Wayne Craig says:
    Teresa our thoughts and prayers are with you, Johnny was a good man.

  • March 06, 2018
    maude bishop says:
    So sorry to hear of your loss Teresa. Prayers!
    Maude Bishop

  • March 06, 2018
    Carlton & Marlean Jackson Sr says:
    Teresa we are sorry for your loss our prayers are with you

  • March 06, 2018
    Robbie & Kathy Boyd says:
    Mrs. Teresa, we send you our love and prayers, may you find comfort in God's love and with your family and friends. We love you!

  • March 05, 2018
    Henrietta ONeal says:
    So sorry to hear of your lost, your closest friend. Look to the Lord. He will help you

  • March 05, 2018
    Kevin and Tammy Cutler says:
    Love u Mrs. Teresa! Praying for u in the days ahead!

  • March 05, 2018
    Ronnie & Mitzi Hobgood and Doris McRoy Corbett says:
    Thinking of you during this time with love and sympathy.

  • March 05, 2018
    Sandi Evans says:
    Teresa, I'm so sorry for your loss. Continued prayers for you. May God bring you His sweet comfort during this time.