Mr. Willie Haywood Gaines, Jr.



Rocky Mount, NC

Willie Haywood Gaines, Jr. was born to the late Willie Haywood Gaines, Sr. and Alice Brown Gaines on December 15,1946. Haywood affectionately known to his family and
friends, peacefully departed this life on June 28, 2018.

At an early age, he joined Cedar Grove Baptist Church and later united with Bread of Life Ministry.

He attended Nash County Schools and graduated from Nash Central High School.

He was married to the late Mary Hester Gaines and to this union three children were born.

Precious memories will remain with his two daughters,Pamela Gaines Manley (David) and Stephanie Gaines of Atlanta GA; one son, Haywood Ronnell Gaines of Rocky Mount, NC; four grandchildren, Britnee Gaines of Charlotte, NC, Keona Harrell and Kristen Gaines of Rocky Mount, NC and Isaiah Manley of Atlanta, GA; four great grandchildren, Calil, Elijah, Layla and Peyton; two sisters, Mary Harrison and Diane Gaines of Rocky Mount, NC; two brothers, George Gaines (Charlene) and William Gaines (Deborah) of Rocky Mount, NC; two aunts, Rosa Baker (Howard) and Annie Vick of Rocky Mount, NC along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Gaines will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon in the Rocky Mount chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home.

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

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