Floyd Valton “Buddy” Gaskill, 72, of Atlantic, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at Nelson Bay Cemetery in Sea Level. There will be a visitation from 6:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Bridgeway Church of Beaufort.
Buddy was born September 11, 1950, to the late Charlotte and Floyd Gaskill of Sea Level, NC. He was the second of ten children. He was a true commercial fisherman at heart. Buddy loved working on a boat. He retired as a chief engineer from the NC Ferry System.
Buddy is survived by his wife, Sandra Taylor Gaskill of Stacy; sons, Ben and Chris Gaskill of Stacy; daughters, Martha Gaskill of Louisville, KY and Nannie and her husband, Chuck Willis of Vanceboro NC; grandchildren, Conner, Allyson, Zachary Gaskill and Hannah Willis; siblings, Viola and Butch Cannon of Morehead City, Lorraine Wade of Sea Level, David Neal Gaskill and Marie O’Shell of Bettie, Gordon Wayne “Speckle Head” Gaskill of Sea Level, Debbie Sue and Jim Anderson of Otway, Alice Gaskill of South River and Lynda Gaskill of Davis; sister-in-laws, Donna and Wally Morris of Atlantic and Linda and Kevan Sunderland of Florida. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Buddy is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Gary and Keith Gaskill.
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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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