In Memoriam
Kerg Dew, Jr

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Carlisle Funeral Home

Kerg Dew, Jr

Oct 20, 1926 - Aug 2, 2017

Kerg Dew Jr., age 90, passed away, August 2, 2017.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, 2:00pm, Carlisle Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Tuesday one prior to the service.

Kerg was born October 20, 1926 to Kerg, Sr. and Lucille Dew in Edgecombe County.

In addition to his parents Kerg was preceded in death by wife, Melba Dew; brothers Tim and John Dew; sisters, Sue Dupree and Betty Lou Worthington; son, Lawrence Dew.

He is survived by his adoring daughters, Kathy Suzanne Young, husband Frank; Joy Robinson, husband Lynn; sons, Richard and Bruce Dew. By his loving grandchildren Lynsey Huffman; Heather Johnson, husband Bart; Hannah Robinson and Will Robinson and Kerg-Harrison (Ketch) Young; Great Grandchildren Lucas Robinson, Adelyn and Piper Johnson; Brothers and sisters, Margaret Aldridge, husband Tiny; Billy Dew, wife Carol; Ben Dew, wife Ginger. and his loving nieces, nephews and friends.

He retired from Glenoit Mills in 1991; prior to that he worked at General Plywood Plant where he met his wife Melba. Kerg also served in WW2 as a SeaBees stationed in Guam where he helped transport bombs. His favorite pastimes in retirement were his grandchildren who affectionately referred to him as PaPa; as well as being known for the meticulous care he put into his lawn. Kerg never slowed down and was still mobile up until the time of death. His constant companion these past few years was his beloved English Bulldog Tebow.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Diabetes Association ( and the Alzheimer’s Association (

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting