William Garrett Dail, 29, catching reptiles, riding GoKarts with his son were among his favorite pastimes

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William Garrett Dail
William Garrett Dail

William Garrett Dail, 29, of Southport, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.

Garrett was born Nov. 13, 1986,  the son of Tony and Sue Dail. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Garrett attended South Brunswick High School, where he played on the soccer team. He loved music, fishing, the beach and spending his time outdoors catching reptiles.

Garrett was always upbeat, smiling and carefree. He especially loved his son and enjoyed spending time with him. Some of their favorite activities were fishing together, being at the beach and pool, riding GoKarts, going to Planet Fun, taking boat rides, wrestling on the floor and playing ball.

He is survived by his son, Mason Gage Dail; his parents, Tony and Sue Dail; four brothers, Jason Dail and fiancé Kristy Stiller of Southport, Andrew Dail and wife Stephanie of Verona, Gavin Dail and Ryan Dail of Southport; four sisters, Mandy Love and husband Clint of Winnabow, Marinda Lennon and fiancé Chase Hildreth, Lauren Dail and Jordan Dail, all of Southport; several nieces and nephews, Mckenzie and Brayden Lennon, Crayton Dail and Colton Mulikin, Nicholas, Addison, and Jacob Love, Layla Dail and Tinley Dail; an aunt, Sandra Pierce and husband Craig of New Bern; an uncle, Kirk Dail of Wallace; numerous cousins and extended family; and his special friend, Tish.

The family will have visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 at Peacock–Newnam and White Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 614 W. West St. (the former PJ’s Restaurant) in Southport. A graveside committal service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Dail Family Cemetery on Hwy. 50 in the Pin Hook community near Wallace.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his son Mason Dail at any BB&T bank branch in c/o Tony Dail.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Peacock-Newnam and White.

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