Food Culinary 16

John Henry Honeycutt, III

March 21, 1950 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 70)


John “Johnny” H. Honeycutt III, age 70 of Chadbourn, entered into the presence of his Lord on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Duke University Hospital in Durham.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday (February 2, 2021) at Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Floyd Parker and Dr. David Vess officiating.

The President and Co-owner of multi-generational family business Honeycutt Produce, Johnny joined brother, Phil, and late father, John H. Jr., in 1980 and helped expand the once “mom and pop” distribution company into one of the Carolinas’ leading produce suppliers. 

An active, longtime member of Chadbourn Baptist Church, Johnny is best remembered for his time as a dedicated Sunday School Teacher, Finance Chair, Usher, and member of the Welcome and Personnel committees. 
In his free time, Johnny and wife, Kay, enjoyed spending time with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

Johnny is survived by his wife, Kay Nance Honeycutt of the home; sons and daughters, Teresa L. Honeycutt (Paddy) of Chadbourn, Jonathan D. Honeycutt (Katie) of Chadbourn, Hope Hammond (Justin) of Raleigh and Wade Williamson (Amy) of Cerro Gordo; two siblings, Ginny H. Buffkin (Dorian) of Daniel Island, SC and Philip L. Honeycutt (Cindy) of Chadbourn; 13 grandchildren, Josh, Courtney, Savannah, Hunter, Reagan, Haiden, Christian, Johnston, Tyler, Ryley, Reese, Evan and Zachary;  and 8 great-grandchildren, Noah, Leah, Jaxx, Drake, Addie, Chaselynn,  Harrison and Zane.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to the “Honeycutt Scholarship Fund”, c/o Chadbourn Baptist Church, 504 N. Howard Street, Chadbourn, NC 28431.

The service will be streamed live on the Worthington Funeral Home Facebook page.

Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.

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Graveside Service
February 2, 2021

3:00 PM
Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery

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