Doyle Cofield

Published 10:03 pm Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GATESVILLE, N.C. — Doyle Cofield, 82, passed away March 31, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late Mary Sue and James A. Cofield. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Wise Cofield, and his son, Raymond Doyle Cofield. Doyle loved fishing from dawn to dusk.

He is survived by his daughter, Rebekah C. Grimsley, of Washington, D.C.; daughter-in-law, Cheryl G. Eason, of Sunbury, N.C.; grandchildren, Doyle Earley, Bronson Earley and Joshua Earley; sisters, Edith Palmer, of Santa Anna, Calif., Merle Groves and Bobbie Jean Byrd, both of Suffolk.

A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. by Pastor Gene Asbill at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in the funeral home on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 7 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be registered at

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