Bernard Garrett Sexton, 95, of Candor passed away August 2, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Sexton was born in Richmond County on November 15, 1924 to William S. and Bina Hunsucker Sexton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Kaci Pritchard. He is survived by his wife, Essie Haywood Sexton; daughter, Ruby Pritchard; son, Bradley Eugene Sexton; sister, Aldena Hamilton; brother, Calvin Sexton; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., August 5, at Main Street Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Main Street Baptist Church, PO Box 69, Biscoe, NC 27209.