The Transylvania Times -

Rev. Rosser Lee Eakes


November 2, 2017

Rev. Rosser Lee Eakes, 86, of Horseshoe, passed away Sunday, Oct. 29. 2017.

A native of Nash County, N.C., he was the son of the late Theophilus Wesley Eakes and the late Mary Jane Perry Eakes. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

He was a veteran of the United States Armed Forces having served in the United States Marine Corps.

He first served as pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mills River for 10 years then pastored several churches in Tennessee before retiring. In his retirement he pastored and ministered to the congregation...

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