James Edward Avery Sr., 81, of Jacksonville, died Jan. 17, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville with the Rev. Jack Marshburn officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Roxie Sanders Avery of the home; sons, Willie Avery of Hubert, Timothy Avery of Stella and James Avery Jr. of Jacksonville; daughters, Barbara Freshwater of Jacksonville and Amanda Damia of Bradenton, Fla.; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the home.
Condolences may be left at jonesfh.org.