ST. JOHN'S LODGE # 4 A.F. & A.M.



Welcome to St. John's Masonic Lodge # 4. We are located at 1810 N. Herritage St., in Kinston, NC 28501. We meet on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month. Meals to be served on the 2nd Monday, starting at 6:30 PM and the meeting starts at 7:30 PM. Please feel free to stop by and join us. All Master Masons are invited to attend. Through out our site you will find the History of our great lodge. If you wish to make a donation, simply click on the donate button at the bottom of each page to do so. If you would like information about St. John's #4 please feel free to email our Secretary  Danny Davis @                                                           

The 2019 dues cards are in. Please make sure to see Secretary Danny Davis to receive yours. You can also pay your dues online, just hit the donate button any were on our website to due so. To pay your dues online please visit the Trestle board page for instructions with paying online.


                                                                        Bro. W. Ralph Tyndall                           

Bro. Wiley Ralph Tyndall, 79, passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 25, 2019, at his residence in the Sandy Bottom Community. A native of Greene County, he was born August 27, 1940, the son of Leonard Woodrow and Gladys Geneva Barrow Tyndall. Ralph was a graduate of the Hookerton High School and attended Atlantic Christian College.  

Gifted with an outgoing personality, he was successful agent with Aflac Insurance; blessed with a quick tongue he was a natural of tobacco auctioneering which was a love and passion of his. His auctioneering talent earned him the selection as one of the top ten fast talking auctioneers at the first World Tobacco Auctioneering Championship. 

A Christian, Ralph worshiped at Webb Chapel UMC where he was a member. Additionally, he was a member of St. John Masonic Lodge # 4, the Scottish Rite and a Sudan Shriner and a member of the Lenoir County Shrine Club. He loved the Sandy Bottom Community and was an avid supporter of the Sandy Bottom VFD where he had been made an honorary member in recognition of his contributions of time and talent to the cause and success of the department. 

In addition to his mother and father, Ralph was also preceded in death by his step-father, Robert Thomas Gray. 

Bro. Ralph is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jo Ann Dail Tyndall; daughter, Suzann Tyndall Jackson and husband, Wayne of Kinston; grandson, Wiley Jo Jackson of Shelby; sister, Pamela Gray and husband, Elton Quidley of New Bern; nieces, Gena-Robert Gray of Greensboro and Haley Moody of Kinston; a nephew, Johnnie Dail and wife, Michelle of New Smyrna Beach, FL; and a special uncle, M. Bailey Barrow of Kinston; 

Funeral services will be held 4 PM Sunday, October 27th, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with Reverend Rod Dorn and Reverend Dena White officiating. Committal services will be held 11 AM Monday, October 28th, at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday immediately following the service and other times at the Tyndall home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to Sandy Bottom VFD, PO Box 5203, Kinston, NC 28503, The Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, or Webb Chapel UMC 4478 Hwy 55 W, Kinston, NC 28504. 


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