Norman Ray Quantz
January 26, 1933 – August 18, 2019
Mr. Norman Ray Quantz, age 86 formerly of Salisbury, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at a Hospice Facility in Lawrenceville, GA where he had been residing with his daughter since he lost his wife, Barbara. Norman was born January 26, 1933 in Rowan County to the late John S. Quantz and Bertha Freeze Quantz. His loving wife of 59 years, Barbara Sue Quantz and his brother, Percy Quantz also preceded him in death.
Norman proudly served his country for ten years in the United States Army, serving as an MP and in the Signal Corp. He then spent an additional ten years serving three tours in Vietnam in the United States Air Force in communications. He was also a member of the Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge. After his service, he worked for the State of North Carolina – Piedmont Correctional Facility until his retirement.
Prior to his illness, in his spare time, Norman enjoyed gardening and tending to his plants. He had a great love for the outdoors, but his passion was in leather working. He was well known for making leather belts, purses, Bible covers and other leather items. He adored spending time with his family.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Angela Quantz Norris (Ronnie) of Dacula, GA and Anita Quantz of Lawrenceville, GA and his son, Daniel Quantz (Kim) of Concord, NC. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Michael Norris (Christina), Mark Norris (Yvette) along with three great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and his brother, Vernon Quantz of Covington, VA.
Visitation for Mr. Quantz will be on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 1420 N. Main Street, China Grove, NC. Burial with Full Military Honors will be on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC at 10:00am. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.linn-honeycutt.com. Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mr. Quantz.