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Howard Lee Wacaster
 Mr. Howard Lee Wacaster, 68, of 1919 Flint Hill Church Rd., went to be with his lord Wed., Aug. 3, 2011 at his home.  A native of Cleveland Co., he was the son of the late Glavis”Shake” and Gladys Heafner Wacaster.  He retired after 27 years with Curtiss-Wright Flight Controls as a maintenance supervisor.  He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church were he was a Sunday School teacher for 40 years, a church deacon, Baptist men director, and member of the Emmanuel Emmaus community. 

PRECEDED: In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Horace “Spider” Willis.


SURVIVED: He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Linda Weaver Wacaster, of the home; two sons, Alan Wacaster and wife Doreen and David Wacaster and wife Tonya, all of Boiling Springs; sister, Jeanette Willis of Boiling Springs; brother, G.M. “Butch” Wacaster Jr. of Shelby; and three grandchildren, Jordan, Kaylee, and Jenna Wacaster, all of Boiling Springs.

SERVICES: 4pm Monday, at Flint Hill Baptist Church. His body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior.


VISITATION: 6-8pm Sunday, at Flint Hill Baptist Church, and other times at the home.


CLERGY: Revs. Shane Kirby and Keith Dixon, and Dr. Wayne Stacy

BURIAL: Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery

MEMORIALS: Flint Hill Baptist Church, 2207 Flint Hill Church Rd., Shelby, NC  28152, Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC  28150, or NC Baptist Men’s Mission Camp, PO Box 1047, Shelby, NC  28151


FUNERAL HOME:    Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby



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