ROANOKE RAPIDS — Christopher “Chris” Scott Ferrell, 35, of Roanoke Rapids,

died Tuesday, Oct.

12, 2021.

He was a native of Halifax County and was the son of the late Michael Wayne Ferrell and his grandfather, Steve Floyd.

Chris was a great father, loved his

children and enjoyed taking them fishing. He was also an avid drag car racing fan. He was owner and operator of M&F Quality Construction along with his partner, Kenneth Mills and his wife, Breanna.

He is survived by

his fiancee, Ashley Brooks, and their children, Landen, Ryleigh, Caiden, Kolton and Lynleigh; his mother, Wendy Edwards Turner and his stepfather, Michael Turner, of Gaston;

sister, Heather Bailey and her husband, Brandon, of Roanoke Rapids; maternal grandparents, Cliff and Connie Daniel of Roanoke Rapids, Ozzie Edwards and Norma Edwards of Seaboard; paternal grandparents, Frances and Fred Brewer of Littleton; and his father and mother-in-law, Kenny Tracy Brooks of Virginia.

The family will

receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids, which is handling the arrangements.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021,

in the chapel of the funeral home, with the Rev. Matt Reider officiating. Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Ashley Brooks for the children’s scholarship fund to P.O. Box 727, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.

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