Claudius Augustus ‘Gus’ Street Jr.

Published 10:48 am Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mr. Claudius “Gus” Augustus Street Jr., 88, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Mr. Street was born Oct. 2, 1928 in Forsyth County to the late Dr. Claudius Augustus and Julia Montgomery Street. Mr. Street was a member of Eatons Baptist Church and had worked with Agape Church in Clemmons with helping the homeless. He was long-time dairy farmer and received the Young Progressive Farmer of the Year award. Mr. Street was a lifetime member of the EAA, NRA, AOPA and the SSA. He was an airplane pilot and was a salesman most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane English Street; a grandson, Tony Street; and a sister, Carol McMillan.

Survivors: 4 children, Samuel Street (Menda) of Texas, Avery Street (Sheree) of Mocksville, Robert Street (Kathy) of Yadkinville and Rebekah Street Sheets (Allen) of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Joshua Street (Stephanie), Dea Kofroth (Scott) and Francis Sheets; and numerous great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Gilbreath officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials: Eatons Baptist, c/o Brenda Hunter, 188 Pudding Ridge Road, Mocksville; or to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.