Reverend Vaster Emanuel

June 22, 1936 - December 8, 2016
Reverend Vaster Emanuel


Reverend Vaster Emanuel, age 80, of Leland, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

He was born on June 22, 1936, in Dillon, SC, the son of the late Alner and Carrie Hewitt Emanuel.

Vaster is survived by his beloved wife Gloria, children; Mary Rice and her husband Andy, Rhonda Emanuel, and Rachel Weir and her husband Brad, step children; Cindy Patterson, David Patterson and James Patterson, brothers; Lyn Emanuel and Lee Emanuel and sister Frances Carnes. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Together with his parents he was predeceased by his first wife Joyce Hatcher Emanuel.

Reverend Emanuel devoted over 50 years of his life serving as an Evangelist, Pastor and Missionary.

Vaster also served his country with honor and distinction in the United States Air Force from 1954-1959.

The family will receive friends at a visitation on Saturday from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM at the Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Wallace True Gospel Emmanuel Holiness Church, 2539 Grants Mill Road, Wallace, SC 29596.
Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28451.


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