Irvin Manley Outlaw, 77, of 363 Riverbend Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rose Hicks officiating. Entombment will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mr. Outlaw was born in Duplin County and was the son of the late Matthew Lafayette Outlaw and Pennie Rouse Outlaw. He was an instructor in the machinist department at Wayne Community College and retired from General Electric with 24 years of service. He was an active member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Men of Madison. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and attended Atlantic Christian College.
He is survived by his wife, Jessie Lee Parnell Wiggs Outlaw; his daughter, Melody Outlaw Bryan and husband Michael of Wilmington; his son, Donnie Wiggs and wife JoAnn of Goldsboro; his grandchildren, Kader Anthony Bryan, Briana Gayle Bryan, Trevor Scott Outlaw and Virginia Lindsey Greene Wydner, Donnie and Pattie Wiggs, Jamie and Jonathan Wiggs and Bryan Anderson; his great-grandchildren, Vernonica Greene, Morgan and Ethan Wiggs; and his brother, Albert Cary Outlaw of Garner.
He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony Outlaw; his first wife, Gaynelle Jones Outlaw, and his brother, William Nelson Outlaw.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, and other times at the residence.
Memorial donations may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 3859 U.S. 70 West, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.
Published in Obituaries on March 23, 2005 2:06 PM