03/04/09 — JERRY W. MUSGRAVE

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Nov. 24, 1943-March 3, 2009

Mr. Jerry William Musgrave, 65, 801 E. Beech Street, died Tuesday at his home.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Dr. Homer Morris officiating. Interment will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Jerry was born on Nov. 24, 1943, to the late James Robert Musgrave and Helen Davis Musgrave. He was retired from Bell South with 33 years of service and was an employee of J.R. Musgrave, Inc. Jerry was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and the Goldsboro Host Lions Club.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Gail Wadkins Musgrave; his daughters, Traci Jo Musgrave of Smithfield and Diana Gail Dant and husband, Col. Daniel A. Dant of Virginia; his brothers, James Robert Musgrave of Goldsboro, George Douglas Musgrave of Goldsboro and John Newbold Musgrave of Cary and his granddaughters, Taylor Morgan Dant and Olivia Nicole Dant.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Richard Musgrave and Michael Musgrave.

The Goldsboro Host Lions Club will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the Eastern Alzheimer's, 400 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, N.C., 27605 and to Community Hospice, 1201 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Seymour Funeral Home and at other times at the home.


Published in Obituaries on March 4, 2009 1:47 PM