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Sept. 1, 1938-April 13, 2013

HUNTERS GLENN -- Mr. Eschol "Kermitt" Ginn, 74, a resident of Hunters Glenn, Washington, N.C., passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center.

A celebration of his life with military honors will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service, officiated by pastor Phillip Jethro. Burial will follow at Pamlico Memorial

Clyde Alligood, Johnny Howell, Jerry Kirkedahl, Jerry Medlin, Scott Modlin and Carl Tetterton Jr. will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hillside Funeral Service and Cremations, 4500 U.S. 264 East, Washington, N.C., and other times at the home.

"Kermitt" was born in Wayne County Sept. 1, 1938, son of the late Eschol D. and Hattie Strickland Ginn.

He formerly owned an Exxon Service in Washington, and later owned and operated Ginn's Seafood for 31 years.

"Kermitt" served his country in the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Winders Ginn; his son, Lawrance Ginn and wife, Brandy; his daughter, Angela Modlin and husband, Shelly, all of Washington; his grandchildren, Scott Modlin, Chelsea Carney, Brittany Kirkedahl, Christina Womble, Brooke Jefferson and Ethan Ginn; and his great-grandchildren, Christopher Modlin, Cassidy Modlin, Dominick Kirkedahl and Jennifer "Aubree" Kirkedahl.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Ginn Carney, June 21, 2007; two brothers, Jack Ginn and Lemuel Ginn; and two sisters, Joyce Menshew and Hope Newcomb.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Drive, Greenville, N.C., 27834.

You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.hillsidefuneralservice.com.

Hillside Funeral Service and Cremations, 4500 U.S. 264 East, Washington, N.C., has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Ginn family.


Published in Obituaries on April 16, 2013 1:49 PM