Mr. John Harold Motley, Jr., 76, of Valdese, passed away August 25, 2023, at his residence following an extended illness.

John was born March 10, 1947, in Rowan County, to the late John Harold Motley, Sr. and the late Dorothy Shives-Woodruff. He was known as a hard worker, wonderful grandpa and had a lifelong passion for hunting. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Motley.

Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Williford and fiancé, Robert Goulet; grandchildren, Kianna Williford, Alston Williford, Keira Williford, Lexa Goulet and Raymond Goulet; sister, Rhonda Wells and brother Tony Motley.

The family will hold a private service of remembrance at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Heritage Funeral Service to assist the family with expenses.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the family. Save