Johnie William Vereen, III, age 60 of Oak Island passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at SECU Hospice of Brunswick in Bolivia.
Mr. Vereen was born May 23, 1954, son of Johnie William Vereen, Jr. and the late Delight Gay Vereen. He was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church of Oak Island. Mr. Vereen was mayor of Oak Island for four terms. He was a talented woodcrafter and made many beautiful pieces. He was an outstanding son, husband, father, and grandfather. Mr. Vereen was a good friend to everyone and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. He will be missed by so many.
Survivors include his wife Jane Vereen of the home; his father Johnie Vereen, Jr. and his wife Diane of Oak Island; son Chad Suttles and wife Samantha of Oak Island; one brother Eric Vereen of Leland; and one granddaughter Analeigh Jane Suttles.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Monday, January 5, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Oak Island with Reverend Charlie Carter and Reverend Gene Tomlinson officiating.
Delight Genevieve Gay Vereen
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