Paul “Dwight” Vannoy Sr.

Paul “Dwight” Vannoy Sr.

Dwight Vannoy Salisbury Carolina Cremation Salisbury

Paul “Dwight” Vannoy,Sr. 60, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. He was born September 26, 1956 in Iredell County, NC to the late Paul E. Vannoy and Lala Burris.

Paul worked as a fork lift driver with Avgol, Mocksville, NC. In his spare time he enjoyed the love of his family and grilling. He was an avid fan of the Carolinas Panthers and NASCAR Racing.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by sister, Rene Owens.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 30 years, Pennie Vannoy; two daughters, Teonia Vannoy of Salisbury, NC; and Keisha Matthews (Richard) of Georgia; one son, Paul Vannoy, Jr.(Kathy) of Kannapolis, NC; 7 grandchildren; one niece, Christy Owens, and a host of other relatives and friends.

The Memorial Service will be held at New Life Baptist Church (1281 Biscayne Drive, Concord, NC) on Thursday August 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm with Pastor Tommy Steele officiating.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is serving the Vannoy family. Online condolences may be made at

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  1. terry purser says:

    I am sorry to hear about Dwight. we grew up together. I knew the whole family. we played football, basketball, campout and rode motorcycles. we had a good time growing up on Ontario street. the whole neighbor would play softball in the field was next to his house. so many fond memories. He will be missed. I know he is with the lord. I’m sorry to say as we grew up we went in different directions.
    may peace be with his family.

  2. Jerry & Susan Vannoy says:

    Pennie and family we are so sorry for your loss and pray that God will wrap his arms around you all during this time to comfort you all. Please call us if there is anything we can do. Love you all.

  3. Brian Woisin says:

    Im sorry for your loss Dwight was a good man willing too help anybody out i will miss him