August 5, 1944 - October 11, 2021
Richard Wiley “Dickey” Menius, Jr., 77, of Salisbury, went to be with the Lord Monday, October 11, 2021 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Born August 5, 1944 in Onslow County, NC, he was the son of the late Margaret Sisk Menius and Richard Wiley Menius, Sr. He was a 1962 graduate of South Rowan High School. He was manager at A&P in China Grove and worked as an insurance agent for Federated Mutual Insurance Company until retirement in 1991. Following retirement, he did carpentry and automotive work. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was a volunteer for Rowan Helping Ministries and was active in mission work. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, spending time with his family and the lake life. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Bame Menius on December 25, 2011. They were married July 14, 1962. Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Tammy Holmes (Robert) of Salisbury, Sherry Barker (Mike) of Fuquay-Varina; honorary daughter, Joy Childers (Ed) of Salisbury; brothers, Mike Menius (Ken) of California, White Menius (Laura) of Texas; grandchildren, Chris and Sara Holmes, Madison and Jackson Barker, Trey Childers; godson, Jeff Miller; and special friend Kathy Price. The family will receive friends 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday (October 16th) at First United Methodist Church China Grove. The funeral service will follow at 12 p.m. with Rev. Will Van Wieren officiating. Entombment will be in Westlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rowan Helping Ministries, please make checks payable to Friends of Rowan, PO Box 262, Salisbury, NC 28145 so that donations will be matched put in the memo line Rowan Helping Ministries or Grace United Methodist Church General Missions, 846 Faith Road, Salisbury, NC 28146. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Menius family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Richard Wiley “Dickey” Menius, Jr., 77, of Salisbury, went to be with the Lord Monday, October 11, 2021 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Born August 5, 1944 in Onslow County, NC, he was the son of the late Margaret Sisk Menius... View Obituary & Service Information
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