HENDERSON — Paul Michael Puckett, 62, of Henderson, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Born in Granville County, he was the son of the late Macy Allen Puckett and Rosa Keeton Puckett.

Mr. Puckett was employed with Variety Wholesalers Inc., and was a member of Hester Baptist Church and attended the Salvation Army Church.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church, conducted by Capt. Derick Smith. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Carolyn Dickerson Puckett; two daughters, Jennifer T. Hennessey (Mike) and Dianna Tant; three sons, Michael Puckett (Amanda), Johnathan Tant (Sara) and Adam Tant; one sister, Rose P. Whirley; one brother, Ronnie Puckett; and 13 grandchildren.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Lee Puckett, and a grandchild, Joseph Tant.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jordan Stiltner, Matthew Varker, Jerry Dickerson Jr., Josh Dickerson, Jason Currin, Garland Strickland and Haze Diaz.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, those planning to attend the service are required to wear a face covering of some sort, and to practice social distancing.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www. sos samonfuneralhome.com.

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