James Martin Metts, 78, of Richlands passed away Wednesday night, July 23, 2014, at his home.
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He is preceded in death by his parents, William James Metts and Leah Blanche Metts; and his sisters, Frances Davenport, Kathleen Jarman, and Claudia Brinson.
James is survived by his son, Marcus Metts of Hampstead; brothers, Henry Metts of New Bern and Roy Metts of Richlands; sister, Lois Gurganus of Richlands; half brothers, Jack Metts of Deep Run and David Metts of Greenville; half sister, Linda Davis of Richlands; and grandchildren, Drew and Kyle Metts.
A funeral service for James will be held at 6 p.m. Friday evening at Johnson Funeral Home of Richlands with his brother-in-law, the Rev. Robert Jarman officiating. A gathering of friends and family will take place following the funeral also at Johnson Funeral Home of Richlands. Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Monday morning at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville.
Condolences may be sent to johnsonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Jacksonville Daily News from July 24 to July 25, 2014