Bert David McPherson, 75, of 121 Trafton Road, Camden, NC died Monday, March 23, 2015 at his residence. Born in Camden County, he was the son of the late George Bailey McPherson and Sarah Elizabeth Patrick McPherson Trimmer and the husband of Donna Faye Lee McPherson. He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church.
Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Donna Shelton and husband Micheal of Camden, NC; four sons, Gary McPherson of Phillipsburg, MO, Ricky McPherson of Swan Quarter, NC; Mike Staples and Martie Staples both of Elizabeth City, NC; two sisters, Sue Trimmer and Hattie Boyce both of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Joe McPherson of Shiloh, NC; and fifteen grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a son Martin Ray Staples; a grandson, Bruce Ryker; a sister, Mary Boyce; and a brother William Bailey McPherson.
A graveside service will be held Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Buzzard officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the McPherson family.
You may express condolences to the family by visiting https://www.twifordfh.com.