Mr. John Lunsford Jr., age 87, formerly of 230 W. Runyon St., Newark, NJ and most recently of 7749 Kingsberry Ct., Raleigh, departed this life on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at WakeMed, Raleigh.
Funeral, 12 Noon, Friday, November 22, 2019, Baptist Grove Church, 7109 Leesville Road. The Rev. Dr. Bankole Akinbinu, Pastor. Elder Camn R. Oakley, Youth Pastor, United House of Prayer, Gastonia, Officiating. Apostle Maurice N. Oakley, Senior Pastor, United House of Prayer - North, Charlotte, Eulogist. Visitation, 11:30 AM to 12 Noon, prior to the service. Interment, Wake Chapel Church Cemetery, 4509 Bland Road, Raleigh
Survivors; wife, Janie Davis Lunsford of Newark, NJ; daughters, Sandra L. White (Ronald) of Raleigh and Rosa Oakley of Salisbury; sons, Lawrence Lunsford of Newark, NJ, Joseph L. Lunsford (Christine), Melvin Lunsford and Christopher D. Lunsford all of Raleigh; sister, Edna M Williams of Newark, NJ; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends at 7749 Kingsberry Ct., Raleigh.
Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the funeral home.
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