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Henry Leaton Delk

March 6, 1940 — May 21, 2024

Denton

Henry Leaton Delk, age 84, of Denton passed away on May 21, 2024 at his home.

Mr. Delk was born in Denton on March 6, 1940 to Astor and Lyde Delk.  Henry served his country in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.  He was the owner of H.L. Delk Construction, Inc. as a General Contractor, specializing in industrial, concrete, steel, and mining construction.  Henry was a member of Piney Grove United Methodist Church.  In addition to his parents, Henry was preceded in death by first wife, Barbara Jean Martin Delk, his son, David Delk, and his brothers, Alton and Dempsey Delk.  Henry loved mining and engineering, traveling, fishing, and cows. Most of all, Henry loved his family.  Henry enjoyed beach music and shagging, dancing across the country.  

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Barbara Graham Delk; son, Henry L. Delk “Junior” and wife Gina of Farmer; brother, Richard Delk and wife Donna of Jackson Creek; daughter-in-law, Susan Delk of Jackson Creek; stepdaughters, Tammy Gamble and Sherry Greene; grandchildren, Andrew, Phillip, Dakota, Rebecca, Nevada “Fred,” and Jacob; step grandchildren, Zack, Ridge, Allison, and Thomas; 6 great grandchildren; and 2 step great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024 at 2:00 pm at Piney Grove United Methodist Church, 7594 Jackson Creek Road in Denton with Rev. Daniel Delaney officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Piney Grove United Methodist Cemetery Fund.  Care of Richard Delk, 1829 Hunt Delk Road, Denton NC 27239


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Visitation

Thursday, May 23, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Friday, May 24, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Piney Grove United Methodist Church

7594 Jackson Creek Rd, Denton, NC 27239

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Burial

Friday, May 24, 2024

Starts at 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Piney Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery

7594 Jackson Creek Rd, Denton, NC 27239

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