Leamon Gerald Tapp, 72, went home to the Lord Thursday evening at home. A native of Wilson County he was son to the late Leamon & Theora Gardner Tapp. Gerald was a wonderful, humble man who truly lived his faith. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather, brother & friend who will be missed.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Jacqueline Morgan Tapp of the home, children, Jeremy Tapp (Christy) of Wendell, Melissa Tapp (Reece) of Durham, Susan Teague (Nick) of Lopez Island, Jerry Tapp of Charlotte, sister, Diane Ellison (Tom) of Raleigh, grandchildren, Cheyenne, Alyssa, Madeline, Rachel, & 1 great-great-grandchild.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to the family.
Funeral service 3 pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 1:30 – 3, prior to the service. Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.strickland funeralhomes.net