Horace A. Clontz

Nov 21, 2013

MAIDEN — Horace Asberry Clontz, 73, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.

A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Henry and Hattie Haney Clontz. He was owner and operator of H&C Post Shop. Horace enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Mary Greene Clontz; five daughters, Joyce Hucks of Lexington, Rebecca Larson of Pennsylvania, Wanda Dellinger of Conover, Christine Grooms of Maiden and Donna Ratliff of Conover; two sons, Junior Clontz of Maiden and Ray Pace of Orlando, Florida; a sister, Ruby Revis of Conover; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Gywn Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Smith officiating. The family received friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.

An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.