Dec. 17, 1936-Jan. 16. 2011
Jan. 16, 2011, Howard Sauls went home to be with his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.
Howard was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Greene County, N.C., the son of Ernest and Ethel Sauls.
Howard worked in the grocery business his whole career.
He was an active member of his churches, both in Kinston and in Raleigh.
Rather than list his many life accomplishments, Howard would want you to know that his true life purpose and passion was to introduce as many people to Jesus Christ as possible.
Howard leaves behind his loving wife, Peggy; a son, Howard Sauls Jr. and wife, Julie, of Raleigh; a daughter, Carla Sauls Wetherington and husband, Dan, of Kinston; a stepdaughter, Mandi Adams and husband, John, of Raleigh; a son-in-law, Tony Grady of Deep Run; two sisters, Marie Allen and husband, Bill, of Raleigh and Gaynelle Kennedy and husband, Lynwood, of Kinston; two brothers, Donald Sauls and wife, Joyce, of Goldsboro and Joe Ben Sauls of Goldsboro; and his 11 grandchildren, Nicholas, Alec and Mackenzie Sauls, Wade and Jake Wetherington, Justin, Dylan and Avery Adams and Devin, Tyler and Lynn Marie Grady.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lynn Coker Sauls; his daughter, Cristy Sauls Grady; brother, Edward Sauls; sister, Geraldine McDonald; and his parents.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, N.C., 27609.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Crossroads Fellowship, 2721 Millbrook Road, Raleigh, N.C., 27604. Interment will follow at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Pinelawn Memorial Park, 4488 U.S. 70 west, Kinston, N.C., 28504.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a contribution be made to Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth St., Santa Monica, Calif., 90401, www.pcf.org.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownwynne.com.
Published in Obituaries on January 18, 2011 1:48 PM