Mr. Richard “Pete” Ammons, Jr., 78 of Garland passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his home.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, Nov. 21 at Carr’s Chapel Freewill Holiness Church with Rev. Billy Bass, Rev. Teresa Ammons and Michael Ammons officiating. Burial will follow in the Roseboro Cemetery with full fireman’s honors.
Mr. Ammons was a native of Bladen County, the son of Richard and Tiny Hall Ammons. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Geneva Jackson Ammons and sister Doris Hunter. He was retired Roseboro Police Chief, Public Works Director and was a member of the Roseboro Fire Department for 42 years. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was also a member of Carr’s Chapel Freewill Holiness Church.
He is survived by his wife, Connie D. Ammons of the home; daughter, Angela Hudson of Roseboro; son, Michael Ammons and wife, Amy of Autryville; sister, Hilda Faircloth of Clinton; brother, Willie Ammons of Magnolia; five grandchildren, Lindsay, Taylor, Abby Madelyn and Reed; and three great grandchildren, Rilyn, Kenslie and Ellie; and several special nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and the Home Health Nurses and also Liberty Hospice for their care that was provided to Pete.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday evening at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro. The family request that you please wear a mask.
`Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro.
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