GREENSBORO, N.C. - John Wayne Loftis Sr., 80, died suddenly Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He is now resting in the arms of his Savior.
John was born Aug. 30, 1932. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He attended Central Assembly of God Church for 45 years and later moved to Pleasant View Assembly of God in Reidsville. He was a retired paint contractor. John made many lifelong friends during his career and he loved his church family. John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict
Mr. Loftis is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Corinne Kale Loftis; son, John W. Loftis Jr. (Lisa) of Browns Summit; stepdaughter, Mary C. Andrews (Roger) of Browns Summit; stepson, Eddie Breeden of Gibsonville; grandsons, Jonathan and Timothy Loftis of Greensboro; granddaughters, Cristie Porter (Dale) of Greensboro and Brandy Andrews of Gibsonville; three great-grandchildren, Megan, Brandon and Triston, all of Greensboro; sister, Doris L. Hall (Carl) of McLeansville; brother, Mike Loftis of Greensboro; sister-in-law, Ann Loftis of Burlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lydia Ward Loftis; parents, Lawrence Loftis and Beulah L. Smith; and brothers, Olyn Loftis (Irma) and Otis Loftis.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at Wilkerson Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Mary and Roger Andrews, 7211 Turner North Drive, Browns Summit, N.C.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Assembly of God, P.O. Box 2133, Reidsville, NC 27323.
Wilkerson Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Condolences may be made at www.wilkersonfuneral.com