Howard Dean Wooten Jr.

Published 1:18 am Thursday, July 18, 2013

Howard Dean Wooten, Jr., 76, of Chocowinity passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington. A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. 

The family will receive friends 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. prior to the service at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway.

“Barney” was born in Wilson County to the late Howard Dean Wooten, Sr. and Rosa Nannie Gardner Wooten. He was retired from the Greenville Daily Reflector where he worked for thirty years. He also worked for the U.S. Army Reserves in Greenville for a number of years.  “Barney” was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in the U.S. as well as in Germany. He was a collector of antiques and he loved to dance.

“Barney” is survived by his wife, Lois Keech Wooten of Greenville; his three brothers, Charles R. “Rudy” Wooten of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Jimmy Ray Wooten of Tarboro and Rev. Kenneth Eugene Wooten of Killeen, TX and his sister, Barbara Ellen Wooten Tippett of Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warriors Ministry at Fort Hood Texas. Please make payments to:  Cadence International, 485 County Road 4492, Kempner, Texas, 76539-5488. Cadence will send out a tax exempt receipt.

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