Mr. Horace Blount, Jr of Charlotte, NC, passed away peaceably at the Willow Ridge Nursing Facility on Friday, March 12, 2021. Horace Blount, Jr was the first of five children born to Horace Blount, Sr and Nellie Jackson Blount in Lumberton, NC.
At the time of his Home going, he was married to Janie Owens Blount.
Horace graduated from J.H. Hayward High school in Lumberton. After
graduation, he attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC
graduating with a BS degree in Biology.
Upon graduating, Horace entered into the United States Army and was
stationed at Fort Ord, California. He obtained the rank of Staff Sgt. His duties
were Clerk Typist.
After his military service, he worked as a Probation Officer for the Clerk of Court
in Charlotte, NC.
He leaves to cherish his wife, Janie Owens Blount of Charlotte, NC; sisters,
Shirley Blount and Katie Blount Barnhill (Robert), both of Lumberton, NC; his
children, Horace Blount III of Birmingham, AL,; Karen Blount and Daphne Blount
Gervais (Paul) both of Charlotte, NC.; nieces, Kathy Davis Smith of Upper
Marlboro, MD and Montese Davis ofl_argo, MD; grandchildren, Miriam Blount
Beatty (Chris) of Lenoir, TN, Alistaire Blount of Chelsea, AL, Marisa Blount of
Charlotte, NC and great-granddaughter^ Paisley Blount Suggs of Chelsea, AL.
and a special friend Eula Katie Adams of Charlotte, NC.
In death, he was preceded by his parents, Horace Blount, Sr and Nellie Jackson
Blount; brothers, Henry Arthur Blount and Bernard Neal Blount.
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