Preacher Fellman Cheek, 84, of Roaring River passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at his home.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Calvary Baptist Church, with Pastor Mark Hall, Pastor Brian Cardwell and Pastor Larry Stone officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Tuesday evening in the Calvary Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Preacher Cheek was born Jan. 29, 1935, in Wilkes County to Ell and Mary Elizabeth Gentry Cheek. He was a member of Maple Springs Baptist Church.  Preacher Cheek dedicated over 50 years of his life to preaching the gospel. He was pastor at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Wilkesboro for four years, Calvary Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro for more than 40 years, where he was pastor emeritus, Grassy Knob Baptist Church in Union Grove for three years and Maple Springs Baptist Church in Ronda.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane Billings Cheek; five sisters, Geneva Hudler, Ozena Myers, Mary Hemric, Rosie Hanes and Naomi Cheek Billings; and three brothers, Willard Cheek, Clemmon Cheek and Marvin Cheek.

He is survived by a daughter, Karen Souther and husband, Grant, of Millers Creek; two sons, Tam Cheek and wife, Jan, of North Wilkesboro and Jody Cheek and wife, Heather, of Ocean Isle; six grandchildren, Joseph Cheek (Missy) of Charlotte, Todd Mathis (Lisa) of North Wilkesboro, Carisa Meade (Bradley) of North Wilkesboro, Thomas Cheek (Jordan) of Yadkinville and Andrew Cheek and Aiden Cheek, both of Ocean Isle; six great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Makayla Cheek, Amber Mathis, Slater and Alarie Meade and Sydney Cheek; and one sister, Edna Norman (Paul) of Thurmond.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, N.C. 27017

Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com.

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