GASTONIA - Lenwood Earl Ham Sr., 74, passed away Feb. 23, 2014, at home.
He was born in Kinston, son of the late Johnny and Estelle Wagoner Ham.
Lenwood was the owner-operator of L.E. Ham Painting Co. Inc. He was an avid gardener. Lenwood was a loving husband, father, grandfa-ther and great grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his loving wife, Annie Hemby Ham; son, Lenwood E. Ham, Jr.; daughters, Wendy Ham Chapman and husband Marshall, Angel Ham Nolen and husband Kyle; brothers, Richard Ham and wife Maggie, Robert Ham and wife Lena; sisters, Dorothy Andrews and hus-band Doodle, Dolly Andrews, Linda Rackley and husband Bernie, Dean Bradshaw and husband Micky; grandchildren, Christopher Dagnen, Kasey Dorsey, Devin Valentine, D.J. Ham, Lilly Nolen, Levi Nolen and great grandchildren, Katie Dorsey and Nathan Dagnen.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.
A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the Founders Chapel with the Rev. John Smith officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Hillcrest Gardens, Mt. Holly.
Condolence messages may be sent online at www.McLeanFuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Ham.