KANNAPOLIS - Henry Clay Gaddy, 98, passed away Oct. 28, 2012, at CMC-NorthEast in Concord.
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A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church. The Rev. Judy White will officiate.
Interment will be at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lady's Funeral Home.
Mr. Gaddy was born Oct. 4, 1914, in Anson County. He was a son of the late John Stacy Gaddy and Jonie Cagle Gaddy. He was veteran of the US Navy and best known for being a barber and wearing bowties. Henry was a master beekeeper and loved his gardening. He was a Past President of the Barber's Association and the Beekeeper's Association. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, a member of the Rev. J.L. Smith Sunday school class, and a member of Brookdale Baptist Church for many years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Turner Gaddy; three brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Gaddy is survived by two daughters, Martha Helms of Concord and Ann Isenhour and husband Eddie of Gastonia; son, Eddie Gaddy and wife Marie of Oak Ridge, NC; three granddaughters, Laurie Beaver, Hayley Gaddy and fiancé Cliff Carmichael and Caroline Hager and husband Seth; and great granddaughter, Lilly Beaver.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 East 1st Street, Kannapolis, NC 28083.
Remembrances for the family may be left at www.ladysfuneralhome.com.
Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mr. Gaddy.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Oct. 30, 2012