JC Pinson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 30.
Pinson was born in Pontotoc, Mississippi on November 11, 1931. He worked as a laborer and served in the U.S. Army.
Pinson was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby Pinson and six brothers.
He is survived by his daughter, Vonnie S. Felton; companion, Yvonne Minter; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home Inc., Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.