Dan Nester Houser, Jr., 87, of Stanley, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Burke County on January 9, 1933, the son of the late Dan Nester Houser, Sr., and Claudia Carswell Houser. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Bill Houser, W.G. Houser, Jimmy Houser, and Carnell Houser. Dan was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Iron Station and was a loyal contributor to their food bank. He enjoyed woodworking and western movies. He served his Country during the Korean War in the United States Army. Dan was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who was always willing to give what he could to help others.
Dan is survived by his wife of 65 years, Pearl Shirley Houser; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Eli Rodriguez, Lisa and Bob Sisk; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny Houser III and Candy, Brian and Denise Houser; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020, 11:00 AM, at Faith Baptist Church, 5194 Old Plank Road, Iron Station, NC 28080, with Rev. Mike Scott officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:00 AM, prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing and face coverings will be required.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dan's favorite charities:
Faith Baptist Church Food Bank, 5194 Old Plank Road, Iron Station, NC 28080, or
The Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org