Let the memory of John be with us forever.
  • 85 years old
  • Born on November 16, 1933 .
  • Passed away on March 25, 2019 .
John Terrell Stallings, Jr., 85 of Creedmoor, NC, loving Father and Grandfather, departed his earthly home on March 25, 2019 following a short battle with cancer.   John was born November 16, 1933 to John Terrell Stallings, Sr. and Sarah Evelyn Kimbrough in Hobbs, New Mexico.  John moved to Creedmoor where he became a cornerstone of the community developing a strong love, faith and commitment to his hometown and his family.  
John is preceded in death by his parents John Terrell Stallings, Sr; Sarah Evelyn Kimbrough and step-mother Minnie Elizabeth Stallings; one brother William Daniel Stallings, his wife who was the love of his life Phyllis Boyd Stallings and daughter Elizabeth Stallings.  He is survived by daughter Lynda Stallings Kachman (Mike) of Farmville, NC; son, Kenneth Terrell Stallings (Anna) of Alexandria, VA; daughters Dianne Dixon (Randy); Cheryl Deburkarte (Daryl), Tracy Merritt (Jon), 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
John was the owner of Stallings Electronics and was deeply involved in his community serving as Mayor of Creedmoor for 15 years, Creedmoor City Commissioner for 5 years; District Magistrate for 18 years, over 50 years of membership in Masonic Lodge serving as a past Master, 45 years with the Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department where he was past Interim-Fire Chief of Creedmoor Rural Fire Department and active member of Durham Power Squadron and Amran Shriners.  John enjoyed family and relaxation time fishing and boating at Harkers Island, NC.  He was also a seasoned traveler enjoying trips and cruises embracing beauty of countries, cultures and life.  Even after his retirement from community service he continued to be involved in his community and the encouragement of new businesses to Creedmoor.  Simply put Creedmoor was a better place because of John Terrell Stallings, Jr. 

The family will receive visitors at the home 810 N. Crescent Dr., Creedmoor, NC.  The visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.  The funeral will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 28th at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor, NC, burial with Masonic Rites to follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s honor may be made to Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC  27565; or, to Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 810, Creedmoor, NC  27522.  Condolences can be sent to the family at PO Box 685, Creedmoor, NC  27522.  The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice and Duke Hock House Hospice for their dedication in care.  

Posted by GLENDA STEPHENSON on March 30, 2019
I'm sorry for your loss. May the beautiful memories help you during this time.
Posted by Carla Mangum on March 27, 2019
To all of John’s children: Your Dad was truly a Creedmoor icon and is appreciated for all he did for his Community. While growing up I remember him being Mayor, being on the Fire Department and serving in many other capacities. Creedmoor is a better place because of him. Prayers for all during this difficult time.
Posted by Audrey Smith on March 26, 2019
So sorry to hear about John. You two were always so helpful when we were first married. We are saddened by your loss. He was a good man.
Audrey and Stan Smith
Posted by Portia Jackson on March 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Jason Henderson on March 26, 2019
I'm so sorry about your father Tracy
Posted by Betty Tebib on March 26, 2019
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We are here if you need anything. ( Owl house Cafe). May the memories of your father live on through you and your family. Much love to you all

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