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Sam Gerald

October 24, 1969 — May 1, 2021

Memorial Reflections

In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.    John 14:2

Sam Fleishman Gerald III, affectionately known as Gerald, was born October 24, 1969 in Fayetteville, NC to the late Thelma Griffin and Sam F. Gerald Jr. On May 1, 2021 God called him home to be with his parents.

Gerald was educated in the Cumberland county schools and graduated in 1988 from Douglas Byrd High School in Fayetteville, NC.   Gerald served three years in the United States Army at Fort Bragg, NC.   Gerald then attended Fayetteville Technical Community College and earned his certification as an Electrician.  Gerald’s work as an electrician took him all over skillfully applying his trade.  Gerald was last employed as a General Foreman for White Electrical in Raleigh, NC.

Gerald became a member of the A J Henderson LodgeNo.792 Prince Hall Affiliated May 24, 2010. Gerald was currently serving as the newly elected Senior Warden.   Gerald was also a member of Kindah Temple No. 62.

Gerald leaves to cherish his memory and is survived by: his loving wife, Jelaine Noland Gerald;  sons; Sam F. Gerald IV (Portia) of Nashville, TN; Khiry and Khalil Noland of San Antonio, TX; five beautiful granddaughters, Zenobia Furmon; Sam’ya, Arjiana and Essence Gerald of Nashville, TN and Lily Noland of San Antonio, TX; stepfather Sherman “Pops” Dixon, from Fayetteville, NC; Sisters, Paula Griffin of Clarksville, TN; Charman McMillan (Eddie) of Hope Mills, NC; Rotarsha Dixon McKinnon (Tomangus) of Fayetteville, NC; Sher (Breezy) Dixon of Fayetteville, NC; Brothers, Reginald Bunting, Atlanta, GA; Tony Bunting of Anderson Creek, NC; and Chris Bunting of Fayetteville, NC; Mother in Love, Debra Johnson of San Antonio, TX; former wife, Sandra Charlot(Sam) Williams of Fayetteville, NC.  His extended family; James Jones Jr of Hope Mills, NC; Raymond Summerville, Raeford, NC; Roland Polite, Randall M.Carter Sr; and Wandalyn Jones all of Fayetteville, NC.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Patterson Memorial Funeral Home

4621 Murphy Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28312

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Patterson Memorial Funeral Home

4621 Murphy Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28312

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