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James "Jay" William Nantz

November 22, 1943 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 78)


Mr. James "Jay" William Nantz, 78, of Browns Summit, NC peacefully passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Jay was born on November 22, 1943 in Richmond, KY to the late James and Thelma Nantz.

Jay served in the Army for 7 years. He was a long-time employee of Division Eight Inc. in Greensboro where he enjoyed working and made many friends in his time there. Jay’s favorite hobbies were fishing and coin collecting. He will be remembered as a loving, sweet, funny, and one-of-a-kind man and will be missed by many.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judith Nantz; daughters, Stacye Porter (Eric) and Tonja Mackey (Danny); son, Jason Nantz; his two loving sisters, Lucy Walton and Beverly White; two brothers, Howard Nantz and Calvin Nantz; grandchildren, Tanner Quinn, Jackson Porter, Lincoln Porter, and Griffen Porter; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Thelma Nantz.

A service will be held at a later date.

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