Victor Landrey Gaskins

Victor Landrey Gaskins

Victor Landrey Gaskins, 66, of Rocky Mount, NC died on August 22, 2013, at Vidant Hospital in Greenville, NC. He was the son of the late David Gaskins and Barbara E. Tillett.

Landrey Joined the Army at nineteen, and was sent to Vietnam. He was a hero, and he received three purple hearts for his service. He re-enlisted and was sent to Korea. He stayed in the Army for four years, and he received an honorable discharge. He was a police dispatcher at the Pinetops Police Department for thirteen years.

Landrey was an avid fisherman, and most of his retirement was spent fishing. He enjoyed shad fishing at Rocky Mount. He also enjoyed camping and fishing at Belhaven, NC.

Landrey is survived by his wife, Mary Helen Eason Gaskins, of Rocky Mount, NC; his step-father, David Tillett, of Rocky Mount, NC; one daughter, Vicky Gaskins Hodges, and son-in-law George Hodges Jr.; two sisters, Dearlone Daniels and husband Georgie Daniels, of Wanchese, Sally Kay Daniels and husband Charlie Daniels of Tulsa, OK; three grandsons, Dylan, Drake, and Dayne Hodges, of Rocky Mount, NC; three nieces, Angie Sawyer of Wanchese, and husband Keith, Heather Sulkowski, of Florida, and husband Ryan, Rachael Rowland of Tulsa, OK, and husband Jason; one nephew, Shane Daniels of California, and wife Sheila.

A service to remember Landrey will be held at 3:00 pm, at Twiford Funeral Home, 500 Budleigh St, Manteo, NC, on Sunday, August 25, 2013.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Tracy Johnson and Family on August 23rd, 2013 5:23 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our prayers.

  2. Betsy Holdford Hudgins on August 23rd, 2013 5:31 pm

    Much love and sympathies to you. A fine man who is going to be missed by many but he is fishing in Heaven. Let’s think about him that way.

  3. B Hill on August 23rd, 2013 6:13 pm

    Always enjoyed talking and visiting with your mom and dad. Your dad always appreciated my desserts that I shared with them. He will be missed by everyone. Remember all the good memories cause he loved his family.

  4. Diane Evans on August 23rd, 2013 6:22 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you as you experience the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and brother. I am sure this is one of the toughest times in your life, but know that God is with you and will carry you through. May God give each of you the peace that only he can give.

  5. Joe Wynnberry on August 23rd, 2013 6:37 pm

    so sorry for your loss my condolence to you and your family.

  6. Faye Lewark Daniels on August 23rd, 2013 6:44 pm

    My thoughts are with you and your family at this time; may your memories bring you comfort.

    “Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” ~~ Eskimo Proverb

  7. Curtis Lovett on August 23rd, 2013 6:54 pm

    Landry was a very dear friend. We did a lot of fishing in years past. Even got our picture in the paper. We had a lot of fun. He will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Landry. My condolences to Mary and his daughter Vicky and the rest of the family.

  8. Sharon Mann Ambrose on August 23rd, 2013 8:18 pm

    Mary Helen, Vicki, and all of Landrey’s loved ones, please know I am very sorry for your loss.Please know that I am keeping you in my prayers and in my heart. I pray God will be with you through this difficult time and forever Keep your heart full of love and His Peace be in your heart always. God Bless Each and Everyone one. Sharon Ambrose

  9. T. C. and Lula Cherry on August 23rd, 2013 8:51 pm

    At this time when words can’t tell you all that our hearts would say…
    Just know this message brings our love and sympathy.

  10. Janet and Lawrence Bradley on August 23rd, 2013 9:09 pm

    Mary and Vickie, love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

  11. Danford & Jean Price on August 23rd, 2013 10:37 pm

    We love you and are praying for you and your family.

  12. Holly Meekins Williams on August 23rd, 2013 11:22 pm

    To all of the family — I am so sorry to learn of yet another great loss this year. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  13. Susan Dickens Clement on August 23rd, 2013 11:22 pm

    Mary Helen, I am so sorry to learn of your husband’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

  14. Frankie King on August 24th, 2013 9:38 am

    Mary Helen, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God’s peace and strength be with you. Love from me and Mama, Letha King.

  15. Shirley Webb Daniel on August 24th, 2013 10:43 am

    Hi Mary Ellen, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband; praying God will give you peace & please know that many people are thinking of you, even ones you haven’t seen since school. Love to you & your family.

  16. The Gray Family on August 24th, 2013 12:39 pm

    Mary,Vickie,David,Dearlone & Sally:
    We know your hearts are broken. We are so sad to hear of Landrey’s passing. May the Lord bless & sustain you during this difficult time. We love you all.
    Your Cousins,
    Gwen,Zane,Shirlene,Cathy & Aunt Fancheon

  17. Cammie Daniels on August 24th, 2013 1:35 pm

    Mary Helen and family,
    Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I can’t believe how great he looked at Barb’s funeral and now he is gone. But we know we will see him again!!! May The Lord give you strength , and he will!

  18. Marie Goff on August 24th, 2013 1:52 pm

    Mary, My heart and prayers are with you and your family. God is so great and I know you feel His strength now when you need Him so much. God Bless

  19. Charles Horton on August 24th, 2013 2:05 pm

    Landry was a good friend. Our Prayers go out to his wife and daughter.

  20. Thomasine Bass Cubine on August 24th, 2013 3:53 pm

    Mary Helen and all the family, I am so sad for your loss. Landry was too young and alive to leave us so soon. I am thinking about you and praying for you. I hope you will find comfort in your faith and friends and family.
    With deepest sympathy and love,

  21. Rev. Alvin R. Davis on August 24th, 2013 4:05 pm

    Our prayers are with your family at this time of sorrow. I am Ray’s Father. He thought a lot of Landrey and spoke of him often. May God Bless you with peace and comfort at this time. Rev. Alvin Davis and wife Jackie.

  22. ELEANOR GALLOP POULNOT on August 24th, 2013 5:00 pm

    I was so shocked to read about Landrey! You have my prayers & sympathy; May God be with you all & may you RIP Landrey!

  23. Patricia Laster on August 25th, 2013 8:40 am

    Sally and family, so sorry to hear of Landrey’s passing. Keeping you all in our prayers. Love you, Patsy and Ken Laster

  24. Ray Davis on August 25th, 2013 2:21 pm

    Landrey was my best friend and fishing buddy. He will be greatly missed. Prayers for Mary, Vickie and family. Tight lines my friend. We Love you.

  25. Buster & Debbie Bratton on August 25th, 2013 7:59 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family. You are in our prayers.

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