Homer Berry McCrary
January 11, 1939 – December 19, 2018
Homer Berry McCrary, age 79, of Newton, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Brian Center in Viewmont, surrounded by his loving family.
Born January 11, 1939, he was the son of the late William and Bertha McCrary.
Homer was a pastor and served many churches over the years and was a member of Freedom Baptist Church in Conover.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy Carolyn McCrary; sister, Shelby Spencer; sons, Homer Berry McCrary, Jr., Bobby McCrary, Sr.; grandson, Danny McCrary; daughters–in-law, Brenda McCrary, Jeanette McCrary.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years, Brenda McCrary; sons, Tommy McCrary, Nelson McCrary, Nick Gregory; daughters, Nona Orwig and husband, Charles Orwig, Sr., Nancy Herman, Breanna Herman; grandchildren, Chris McCrary, Matt McCrary and wife, Mae, Charles Orwig, Jr., Chris Orwig and wife, Johnsie, April McCrary, Ashley McCrary, David Pope, Jason Herman and wife, Sophia, Amber Herman, Jordan Weaver, Michelle McCrary, Bobby McCrary, Jr., Amanda Roberts and husband, Lee, Keisha Lowman and husband, Jeff, Carrie McCrary Gilbert and her family; great grandchildren, Makayla Lowman, Mason Lowman, Alexis McCrary, Alyssa McCrary, Trey McCrary; daughter-in-law, Terry McCrary; brothers, William McCrary “PeeWee” and wife, Debbie, Leroy McCrary and wife, Kay, James McCrary and wife Ann; sisters, Frances Setzer, Linda Mainess and husband, Albert.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018 in the Chapel of Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton with Pastors Matthew Tape and Matt Holman officiating. Burial will follow in Conover City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be: David Pope, Bobby McCrary, Jr., Devin Honaker, Shawn Maynor, Jamie Rhyne, Matt McCrary.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, #800, Miami, FL 33131.
- Receiving of Friends and Family Thursday, December 20, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2018
Homer Berry McCrary
December 21, 2018
Pappaw, you were one of the strongest men I ever knew. Your love and kindness towards everyone was truly amazing. I have so many memories of you. I can't believe you are gone. You are going to be missed by so many people. I know you are in the presence of the lord now, no longer suffering, that is my comfort. Rest in peace until we meet again.