William John Loftis Sr.,74, of 245 Green Chapel Church Road, Hamlet, N.C., formerly of Danville, Va., died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his residence.
He was born in Danville on April 28, 1939. He was the son of John Otis Loftis and Rosa Hall Loftis.
He was a member of Abundant Life Church and former owner of Loftis Tire Company.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joe, Cecil, Lee, Glenn and David Loftis; and sister, Marie Loumins.
Survivors are his wife, Betty Benton Loftis of the home; daughter, Gladys Marsh of Rockingham; sons, John (Jay), Michael, Scottie, Freddie, Eddie and Jason Loftis all of Hamlet; sisters, Frances Burns and Betty Higgin both of Reidsville; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Abundant Life Church.
The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joe Wilkes and Pastor Wayne Corder officiating.
Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Loftis family.
Online condolences may be made at www.harringtonfuneralhome.com.