Henry Franklin Dail, 90 of Wilson passed away Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A private burial will be held. Revs. Jonathan and Lizzie McManus-Dail will officiate.
The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon immediately following the service at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.
Henry served his country honorably and faithfully with the U.S. Army. He was a former member of Wilson Evening Lions Club and held numerous positions at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Henry loved growing up in Stantonsburg and especially revisiting memories. He was an avid fisher. Henry loved his family and grandchildren, and he will be dearly missed.
Henry is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Geraline Winborne Dail of the home; daughter, Angela Dail of the home; son, Greg Dail and wife, Ramey Jo of Hutto, Texas; granddaughter, Grayson Dail of Austin, Texas; grandson, Rev. Jonathan McManus-Dail and wife, Lizzie of Austin, Texas; great-granddaughter, Rosemary; sister, Mary Taylor of Newport News, Virginia, and his brothers, Robert Dail of Kinston, Jerry Dail of Stantonsburg and Donnie Dail of Hampton, Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sadie Dail; sisters, Ruby, Cleo, and Lena Rivers, and his brothers, Ray, Earl, George, and Ralph.
In lieu of flowers please consider memorials to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.