Mr. William Jack Artz, Sr., 82 of Salisbury passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Jack was born on March 26, 1936 in Rowan County, son of the late William Walter Artz and Sallie Josephine Cauble Artz.
Jack attended Rowan County Schools and was a brick mason for most of his career and he retired from Nazareth Childrens Home as the Maintenance Supervisor. He was a member of Canaan Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his sisters, Katherine Abbey, Sara Frances Myers, and Juanita Parsley.
Jack is survived by his wife Barbara Ann Leonard Artz, son, William Jack Artz, Jr. and wife Dianne Mills Artz of Salisbury, daughter Sandra Artz Parece of Lynchburg, VA, and grandchildren, William Jack Artz, III, Eric Steven Schenk and Erin Elizabeth Hardee and also by 3 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Powles Staton Funeral Home on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM.
The funeral service will be in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 3:00 PM conducted by Rev. Carlin Ours. Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Organ Lutheran Church, 1515 Organ Lutheran Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 or to Canaan Baptist Church, 785 Barringer Street, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Powles Staton Funeral Home is assisting the Artz family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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