Dana Lee Stutz, 60, Tarheels fan who worked at Pugh Auto Crushing

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Dana Lee Stutz
Dana Lee Stutz

Dana Lee Stutz, 60, of Southport, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

Dana was born May 15, 1955, in Davidson County, the son of Billy Lee Stutz and Joyce Pearl Stutz. He was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ in Lexington, the Yaupon Beach Fire Department and the Denton Fire Department. Dana had worked at Pugh Auto Crushing in Welcome and at Pat’s Cleaning Service with his wife. Dana enjoyed sports; his favorite teams were the UNC Tarheels, the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Braves. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, Michael Stutz.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Stutz; his father, Billy Lee Stutz; a sister, Tara Durham, and husband, George; a niece, Patricia Stutz; a nephew, Corey Kearns; and cousins, Eddie and Sandy Sheets.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, at Peacock–Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel. The family will have a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on  Monday, March 14, at the funeral home. A graveside committal service will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, March 16, in the Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Yaupon Beach Fire Department, 8500 E .Oak Island Dr., Oak Island, NC 28465.

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