Mr. Eugene Dancy 74 of Pinetops, North Carolina died Saturday September 22, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, September 28, 2018 at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Association Center, Pinetops, N.C. with Rev. Robert Staton officiating. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.
Eugene Dancy was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina on November 17, 1943. The 4th son of the late Samuel Dancy, Sr. and William Ann Dickens Dancy departed this life on Saturday September 22, 2018 in Pinetops, North Carolina.
Eugene graduated from G.W. Carver in 1963 and moved to Norwalk Connecticut in 1965. He was employed by Meyers Manufacturing as a pattern designer and sample maker of ladies pocket books.
After relocating from Connecticut back to North Carolina Eugene resided in the family home and assisted in the care of his mother prior to her death. He also had a passion for gardening and barbecuing.
Four siblings preceded Eugene in death: Vivian Diane, Arthur Lee, Annie Mae, Samuel Jr. and Leroy.
Left with cherished memories of his life are (2) sons Terrence Dancy Danbury Ct., Kareem L. Dancy and (1) daughter Katrina L. Dancy both of Bridgeport Ct.; (5) grandchildren; (3) great-grandchildren (5) sisters: Juanita D. Oates Charlotte, NC, Oleathia D. Hayes (Henry) Warrenton, NC, Wilburay D. McNeil Pinetops, NC, Gwendolyn D. Burns (Ameche) Robersonville, NC, and Christine D. Sharpe (James) Chester, VA; (6) brothers: Curmilus Dancy Sr. Pinetops, NC, William Henry Dancy (Gwendolyn) Stafford, VA, Curtis Dancy Tarboro, NC, Leonard Dancy (Mamie) Norwalk, CT, Bernard Dancy (Annette) Tarboro, NC and Winfred Dancy (Donna) Castalia, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
These services have been entrusted to Dickens Funeral Service, Inc. of Tarboro, North Carolina.