Kenly: Cecil “Tom” Stephen Sherrod, 61, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Tom was born in Wilson County on December 13, 1956 to the late Cecil Lee and Zelphia Wilson Sherrod. Tom was retired from Caterpillar as a heavy equipment operator where he spent many hours testing the strength and durability of the equipment built.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at his home, 1750 Piney Grove Church Road, Kenly NC, 27542. A private service for the family will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018.
Tom is survived by his brothers, Rusty Sherrod of Greenville, and Ted Sherrod and wife Janet of Kenly; his nephew, Josh M. Sherrod, and nieces, Allison E. Sherrod, Megan S. Skinner, and Erica S. Curington.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Johnston County Home Health and Hospice, 514 N. Brightleaf Blvd, #1502, Smithfield NC 27577.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.kenlyfs.com/www.kenlyfs.com.