Mr. Tommie "Percy" Person, Jr.



Rocky Mount, NC

Tommie Person, Jr. was born on June 12, 1951 to the late Tommie Person, Sr. and Nicey Cofield Person in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He entered his eternal place on November 7, 2017 at the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice in Greenville, North Carolina.

Tommie was educated in the Nash County Public Schools and later married Carol Person. Tommie was a member of United Friendship Baptist Church.

Tommie was formerly employed at Standard Products where h worked on the assembly line. He had a love for music. He enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. Gospel was his favorite music, yet he loved the oldies.

In addition to his parents, Tommie was preceded in death by one brother, William Person and grandson,Jaquarius Person.

He leaves behind, two daughters, Carol Lynette Person and Jennifer Person; one step-son, Timothy Boddie; two sisters, Mary Moore of Rocky Mount, NC and Shirley Harper of Washington, DC; five grandchildren,Jessica Person, Jamal Person, Jasmine Person, Jabari Person and Lailah Person; one great grandchild,Kamariona Brooks all of Rocky Mount, NC; one sister-in-law, Dora Person of Rocky Mount, NC and a host of
nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend and caregiver, Ms. Dot.

A Visitation for Mr. Person will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in the Rocky Mount Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 325 Nash St., Rocky Mount, NC. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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