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John "Johnnie" James Quick

February 6, 1940 ~ July 25, 2021 (age 81)

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Mr. John "Johnnie" James Quick, age 81 of Greensboro, NC, transitioned into eternal rest on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at Greenhaven Health and Rehabilitation Center in Greensboro, NC.

Mr. John James Quick was born February 6, 1940 to the late Mr. John and Mrs. Nancy Quick. He transitioned from this earthly home to his eternal home on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Greenhaven Health and Rehabilitation Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Mr. John James Quick was preceded in death by his parents: Mr. John and Mrs. Nancy Quick; four brothers: Mr. Fan Junior, Mr. Robert L., Mr. Hurie Lee, and Mr. Raymond Quick; two sisters: Mrs. Bernice Quick Harrington and Miss Dottie Jean Quick; and one grandson: Richard V. Tabon.

Mr. John James Quick met the love of his life Miss. Patricia Young and they were united in married on December 15, 1999 in Guilford County. Mrs. Patricia Quick adored, cherished, and loved him and stayed by his side throughout his sickness until his passing. She stated that their vows said till death do us part. “I Love You Now and Always”

Johnnie was educated in the Lee County School System through Lee County Training School which was later renamed WB Wicker School here in Sanford, North Carolina. He worked with Mr. Bob Bows learning different odd jobs in which he gained a love of working on trucks alone with being employed through Artis Plumbing Company in Greensboro, North Carolina for over thirty years.

He was affectionate known as “Johnnie” by those that knew and loved him. He met no strangers and would be the one who would give you a long conversation especially if you were talking about fishing and trucks. He would rightfully tell you that he could out fish anyone that would stand on a creek bank with him even if he caught the lesser amount.  He was a winner and you knew not to disagree with him. His love for working on trucks was enormous and he knew everything about working on one but didn’t know nothing. Best thing was to agree, smile and save the day. Johnnie loved to cook. His favored dish was fish which he could eat daily and he was known for his delicious chicken and dumplings. There was nothing that he cooked that didn’t have that way back in the day country taste including the lard and the thick fatback taste. His cooking was amazing and will definitely be missed.

Mr. John James (“Johnnie”) Quick leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Mrs. Patricia Young Quick of Greensboro, North Carolina; one son: Mr. James Gregory (Lynette) Steadman of Greensboro, North Carolina; one stepson: Mr. Mosha Young (Nicole) three sisters: Minister Merdie Quick McFadden, Minister Dolene Quick Williams (Michael), and Mrs. Doris Quick Richmond of Sanford, North Carolina; three brothers: Minister Sylvester Quick (Barbara), Mr. Robert Lewis McLean (Ruth), of Sanford, North Carolina and Mr. Norman Quick (Jean) of Philadelphia Pennsylvania; four grandchildren: Mr. Victory Dwayne and Mr. James Tony Tabon, Miss Rachael  Liz and Mr. Emmanuel Steadman; special cousin whom he called his brother: Mr. Nelson Quick of Sanford, North Carolina; two sisters-in-law: Mrs. Diane Donell (Keith), and Mrs. Lesley Young (Gary); and one brother-in-law: Mr. Sherman Young all of Greensboro, North Carolina. A special niece who helped in his care: Miss Teresa Holsey (Kevin) of Greensboro, North Carolina.

A host of grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

The Family will be receiving friends at 3824 Lemon Springs Rd., Sanford, NC 

 

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Services

Flower Delivery (This day until Service Day)
Thursday
July 29, 2021

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Public Viewing
Thursday
July 29, 2021

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
Friday
July 30, 2021

2:00 PM
New Generation Church
1800 Garden Street
Sanford, NC 27330

Burial
Friday
July 30, 2021

Lee Memory Garden
2600 Hawkins Ave.
Sanford, NC 27330

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