Obituary For Harold "Guy" McCall, Jr.
June 27, 1939 - May 8, 2022

Harold Guy McCall, Jr. of Greensboro, N.C. died on Sunday May 8, 2022 in Hospice care at Friends Homes in Greensboro at the age of 82.

A visitation will be held on Thursday May 12th at Fair Funeral Home in Eden from 5 -7 p.m. The funeral service will be held 1 pm on Friday at First Baptist Church of Greensboro with a visitation from 12 till 1 pm at the church and burial will follow at Stoneville Municipal Cemetery.

Guy was born June 27, 1939 in Winston-Salem to the late Harold Guy McCall, Sr. and Beatrice Osborne McCall. He attended Burton Grove and Leaksville Graded Elementary School and later Tri-City High School in Leaksville (Eden, NC) and later Mars Hill College and N.C. State University. In 1961 he married Elaine Hill and together they had two children Laurie McCall (Kaplan) and Harold Guy McCall, III.

Guy served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve after college. He then went to work as a textile engineer in sales and marketing at Madison Throwing, Spray Textured Yarns, Macfield and Unifi for 50 years. He was a charter member and past president of the Textured Yarn Association of America.

Guy also was a private pilot with an instrument rating and served on the Rockingham County Airport Authority. He served as a deacon, choir member and on numerous committees in various churches, and more recently at First Baptist Church of Greensboro.
After retiring in 2011, he became active in the NC Herb Society of America with Elaine and enjoyed attending John Willett’s Bible study.

Guy is survived by his wife of 61 years Elaine Hill McCall; daughter, Laurie Kaplan and husband Jim; son Harold Guy McCall III; grandchildren, Dr. Anna Ruth Kaplan and Alex Kaplan.

He loved to travel, had countless adventures and made great friends.  Many will long remember Guy as an avid storyteller with a quick wit and an infectious style. Above all, he was a man of faith and service.

The family would like to thank Dr. Dalton McLean, Dr. Randall Harris and the wonderful caregivers of Friends Home West Healthcare. Many thanks and love to family and friends that were so supportive.

In Guy’s memory donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 1000 Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401

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