Born: Saturday Apr 23, 1938

Died: Wednesday Oct 3, 2018


Herbert Nelson Sexton, Sr.

April 23, 1938 - October 3, 2018

Herbert Nelson Sexton, Sr., 80, of 225 Meadowood Road in Eden, passed away Wednesday afternoon, October 3, 2018, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.  

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, October 5, at Mountain View Cemetery in Chilhowie, VA.  The family will receive friends from 1 - 1:45 PM, prior to the graveside service, at Williams Funeral Home, 242 N. Church Avenue, Chilhowie, VA.

Mr. Sexton was born April 23, 1938 in Chilhowie, VA to the late Walter Washington Sexton and Edna Blevins Sexton.  He was a US Marine veteran and a retiree of Fieldcrest / Cannon.  Mr. Sexton enjoyed spending time with his dog "Tag" and gardening.

He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Sexton Perales and husband, Pete;  two grandchildren, Brittany Hedrick and husband, Dewayne and Robert Moorefield, Jr.;  siblings, Vern Sexton and wife, Sue, Don Sexton and wife, Martha, Brenda Wike, and Anita Harmon and husband, Dalton;  aunt, Erma Martin;  and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Virginia Sexton;  son, Herbert "Chip" Sexton, Jr.;  and brother, Wayne Sexton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 7027 Albert Pick Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409 or to your local VFW.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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I’m so very sad to learn of Nelse’s passing. He and his family were my very first neighbors in NC. They were out second family members. RIP Nelse. Give my Mama and Daddy a hug in Heaven!!
Terri

Jennifer, I am so sorry you have lost your daddy. Thinking of yoi
Michele Grant

Dear Jennifer and family.....So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God Bless you all!!!! My Mom, Mildred Manuel, and sisters Karen and Denise send their condolences as well. Love
Micki M. Neal

So sorry for your loss I worked with Herbert at Fieldcrest he was a great man
Deborah Dickson

To Herb’s family: On behalf of the Fieldcrest Romeo Breakfast Group, we would like to express our sincere condolences on the passing of our friend Herb. He was a faithful member of our group whom will be sorely missed.
Fernard Moore

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