Henry “Jim” James Houser, 75, of 7714 Matthew Miller Rd. in Vale, died Sunday June 10, 2012.
Born June 26, 1936 in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Alvin Ferd Houser and Leona Proctor Houser. He was retired from Carolina Freight as a freight loader and served in the US Army. Jim was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and Teamsters Local 61.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Joyle Leatherman Houser; two sons, Brennan Houser of Oak Park, Calif. and Chad Hull and wife, Angela of Vale; a daughter, Michelle Harkey and husband, Doug of Vale; four grandchildren, Jamie Harkey, Jessica Harkey, Abigail Hull and Alec Hull; brother, Ashley Houser of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Frankie Godfrey of Vale and Linda Cooke of Cherryville; and his pet dog, Bella.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., Tuesday at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Vale. Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. today at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Vale. Officiating will be Rev. Jeremy Mahaffey. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1156 North Brook III School Road, Vale, NC 28168.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston is serving the Houser family.