Benjamin Mark Winslow, Jr., affectionately known as Bennie, Daddy, Pappy or Papa died Friday, November 1, 2013 at his residence, 1116 Parsonage Street, Elizabeth City, NC. He was one of seven children born in Pasquotank County to the late Benjamin Mark Winslow, Sr., and Mittie Bell Dillon Winslow on April 25, 1918. He was married to Frauline Tarkington Winslow of the residence for sixty-nine years. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII and owned and operated Winslow Taxi Company for over sixty years.
Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Joyce James and husband Roy of Columbia, NC, Don Winslow and Cheryle of Elizabeth City, NC, Charline Meads and husband Norman of Elizabeth City, NC, Sybil Williams and husband H. P. of Elizabeth City, NC, Linda Meads of Elizabeth City, NC, and Susan Sanders and husband Mike of Camden, NC; a sister, Antoinette Hall of Elizabeth City, NC; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Delma Overton; and four brothers, Elbert, Aubrey, Sherwood and Curtis.
A funeral service will be Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Roland Cooper officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence and immediately following the service in the funeral home lobby. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Winslow family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences