George “G.P.” Preston Massey

George “G.P.” Preston Massey


October 29, 1919 – April 3, 2012

ZEBULON – George “G. P.” Preston Massey, 92,  of the Pilot community, died Tuesday.  G.P. was a native of Franklin County and son to the late Joseph Preston & Bettie Bullock Massey.  He served his country in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II.  He was a charter member of the Pilot Lions Club.  G.P. was a loving and devoted husband to his wife of 50 years, Nettie Ruth Phillips Massey who preceded him in death.  He was a true and faithful servant of God.  A brother, Charles Massey also preceded him.

Funeral service 2 pm, Friday, Pilot Baptist Church with burial following in the Massey Poole Family Cemetery.

He is survived by his son, George Larry Massey (Terri) of Fuquay Varina, siblings, Joseph H. Massey (Rachel), and Betty M. Richards (Ronald) both of Zebulon, Bobby B. Massey (Shirley), & Janet M. Morris (Macon) both of Pilot.

Flowers or memorials to Pilot Baptist Church, 8103 NC 39 S. Zebulon, NC, 27597 are welcomed.

Visitation 6 – 8 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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