Horace "DJ Battle" Battle, Jr., 41, 107 Timber Drive, Dudley succumbed to the Master's call Wednesday in Wake Medical Center, Raleigh.
He was born December 5, 1971 to Horace Battle, Sr., and Anecia Moore Battle in Wayne County.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at the Original Tabernacle of Prayer For All People with Elder Donald Sutton officiating. His mortal frame will be laid to rest with military honors in the Wayne Memorial Park.
In addition to his parents, his memory is cherished by his devoted wife Anna Young Battle of the home; his children Destiny Battle of Dongducheon, South Korea, Carolyn Blackmon of Dudley, Jeffrey Young of Polkton, NC, Jamaal Young of Pasco Washington, Sylvia Evans of Dudley, Christopher Lee Evans of Pasco Washington; nine grandchildren including Daisiah Stewart of the home; Grandmother Adel Moore of Dudley, NC; siblings Benicia Battle of Raleigh, NC and Eric Battle Raleigh, NC; A host of other loving relatives and friends.
Visitation Friday from 2 PM until 7 PM with the family present to receive friends from 6 PM until 7 PM at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro. At other times, the family will receive friends at the residence where they will also assemble in preparation for the funeral procession. www.haskinsfh.com.