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Sidney Johnston 'Sid' Hassell, Sr.

February 11, 1924 June 20, 2012
Sidney Johnston 'Sid' Hassell, Sr.
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Obituary for Sidney Johnston 'Sid' Hassell, Sr.

Sidney Johnston 'Sid' Hassell, Sr., 88, of Roper died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Born February 11, 1924 in Washington County he was the son of the late Louis Edward Hassell, Sr. and Myrtle Johnston Hassell and was preceded in death by his brother, Louis Edward Hassell, Jr. Sid was a retired dairy farmer, a U.S. Army Airborne Glider Corps Veteran of World War II and a member of Hebron United Methodist Church. He was past chairman of the Washington County Board of Education, member of Roper Ruritan Club, Sunday School Superintendent of Hebron United Methodist Church and a graduate of North Carolina State University. His family includes his wife of sixty years, Mary Frances 'Frankie' Davis Hassell of Roper, N.C.; daughters, Florence Hassell Rabon and husband Randy of Raleigh, N.C. and Mary Nell Hassell Klein and husband Bob of Columbia, PA.; son, Sidney Johnston Hassell, Jr. and wife Cheryl of Bath, N.C.; grandchildren, Joshua Allen Hassell, Louis Edward Hassell, Jeffrey Ward Rabon, Sarah Frances Rabon, Johannah Rebekah Klein, Mikayla Grace Klein and Avery Jonathan Klein. Funeral service will be held Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Hebron United Methodist Church, Roper with Reverend Frank Alexander and Gene Waters officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hebron United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.


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