Stokes Tire & Automotive Owner Beroth Dies

July 27, 2022

Thomas Beroth Jr., who owned and operated King, N.C.-based Stokes Tire & Automotive for more than four decades, recently died at the age of 65.

"He was an excellent businessman who was known for running a tight ship,"  according to his obituary.

Preceded by his mother, Elizabeth Ellen Palmer Beroth, and brother-in-law, Earlier Gaston Gilley Jr., Beroth is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda; several children and grandchildren; his father, Thomas Beroth Sr.; sister, Tammy Beroth Gilley; and other relatives.

A funeral service was held on July 13.

Memorial contributions may be made to Young Life of the Foothills, P.O. Box 327, Mount Airy, N.C. 27030, or Jefferson Christian Church, 8200 Jefferson Church Road, Rural Hall, N.C. 27045.

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