Edward Earl Loftin Sr., 81, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte.
Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at Rose Hill AME Zion Church in Whiteville with pastor Rev. Ballard officiating. Viewing will be held Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5-6 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the George Cemetery. S&L Funeral Home of Fair Bluff is handling the arrangements.
He is survived by three daughters, Ida Bowden, Edna Spencer, Jennifer Hill; one step-daughter, Debbie McMillian; two sons, Edward Loftin Jr. and Damien George; one brother, Johnnie Loftin; two sisters, Melissa Brown and Elnora Dewitt; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of Betty Shirden, 3030 Jack Hayes Road, Whiteville.