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Junius Salman "Jay" Greenwood, Jr

January 28, 1964 ~ October 10, 2017 (age 53)

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Jay Greenwood, son of Junius S. Greenwood, of Sanford passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 4:00pm Friday at Grace Chapel Church Cemetery.


Mr. Greenwood is survived by his mother, Ruby Wilson Greenwood Belsma of Sanford; sister, Phyllis Clark of Mamers; Aunt Lucy Harris; uncle David Greenwood; and his extended family, Ronnie, Mary, Leslie and Don Belsma.


Jay was born in Sanford and preceded in death by his father, Junius Salman Greenwood Sr. He was a member of Grace Chapel Church and attended Grace Christian School and graduated from Lee Sr High School. Jay was an Army Veteran, loved auto racing and sports. During his working career he worked in various Textile Mills keeping their machinery operating.


The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Thursday at the Funeral Home.


Memorial contributions can be made to Grace Christian Church, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy Sanford, NC 27332; or to Grace Christian School, 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27332.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Grace Chapel Church
2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC 27332

Grace Christian School
2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC 27332

 Service Information

October 12, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home
509 Carthage Street
Sanford, NC 27330

Graveside Service
October 13, 2017

4:00 PM
Grace Chapel Cemetery
Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford, NC 27332

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