FRANKLINTON-- Howard Mann Jr., 67, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at his home. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 22, at First Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. André Johnson officiating.
He was born in Suffolk, Va., to the late Howard Mann Sr. and Daisy Mann. After graduating from high school, he was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served three years of active duty. He retired from the Norfolk Naval Air Station in 2000. Upon returning to North Carolina, he was employed by the NC Department of Corrections for several years before retiring.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Mann.
Surviving: daughter, Tyra Mann (Lamont) of Henderson; sons, Patrick and Pepe Mann, both of Virginia; sisters, Alberta Hedgepeth (Mike), Mildred Olds, and Vera Smith, all of Suffolk, Va., Emma Perrine (Ed) of Pennsylvania, and Rita Smith of Texas; brother, George Mann (Analiza) of Fayetteville; six grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were handled by Cutchins Funeral Home, Franklinton.