Mr. Virgil Newkirk, Jr. was born on April 23, 1955, to the late Virgil Newkirk, Sr. and the late Beatrice Powers Newkirk in Duplin County. He peacefully answered the Master’s call on Monday, September 5, 2022. He was educated in the Duplin County Public Schools System. After growing up and leaving home, Virgil performed many jobs but the one that he really loved was driving trucks. He enjoyed fishing and spending time getting together with his family. “Scutt” as he was affectionately called, never met a stranger. He enjoyed talking and meeting people, he knew everybody but to know him was to love him. He will be greatly missed by all.
Virgil leaves to mourn his precious memories to be cherished by: Wife: Shirley Newkirk of the home Two Children: LaLisa Ann Newkirk of Philadelphia, Tajuana Pitt (Aaron) of Philadelphia, Four Stepchildren: Jim Henry Bridges III (Gabbie) of Mission, Texas, Dernardo J. Bridges (Torria) of Winston Salem, North Carolina, Regina Huffin of Wallace, North Carolina, Freddie Huffin of Wallace, North Carolina. Six Grandchildren, Ten Step-Grandchildren, One Sister: Rita Farrior of Wallace, North Carolina. Four Brothers-in-Law and Four Sisters-In-Law. Two Aunts . A Host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.