July 10, 1947 – February 17, 2022
ZEBULON – Thomas Preston Sherrod, 74, passed away the morning of Thursday, February 17th, 2022. He was born in Nash County to Elgie & Bertha Mae Griffin Sherrod. He worked in the Department of Transportation as an Equipment Operator for the state of North Carolina in which he retired. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Virginia Joyce Sherrod, children, Tom Sherrod (Lori), Andy Sherrod, April Longmire, Amory Lewis (Tom), Paul Lewis, Annette Carroll (John), sister, Margie Collie (John), 7 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, February 19th, 2022, Union Chapel Baptist Church. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591. www.stricklandfuneral.com.