Earlie Thomas Gaskins, 81 of Chadbourn died on Friday, April 28, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Brunswick-Waccamaw Association Building 600 Pine Log Road Whiteville. Burial in the Belvue Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 12 noon to 7:00 pm in D & A Funeral Chapel and one hour before and after service on Sunday. He is survived by two daughter Sherrie Gaskins Burris of Chadbourn and Yolanda Gaskins of Miama, FL., one son Cedric Gaskins of Clarkton, two sisters Linda Ray Johnson of Chipley FL, and Avella Gaskins of Tallahassee, FL, one brother Joseph Gaskins of Chadbourn, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may visit with the family at 115 W. Holland St. Chadbourn.