James Howard Oxendine
ROWLAND — James Howard Oxendine was born Jan. 22, 1967, in Robeson County. He departed this life on March 10, 2015, making his journey of 48 years.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. today at Mt. Airy Baptist Church, the Revs. Steve Strickland and Terry Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Oxendine Cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Blue Oxendine; and his sister, Chris Michelle Sampson.
James Howard is survived by his wife, Mary Watts Oxendine of the home; three daughters, Amber Oxendine (Preston), Paris Oxendine of the home and Emily Lewis of Winston-Salem; his father, Jack Oxendine and wife Alice Oxendine of Rowland; his grandmother, Beulah Lee "Bootie" Hunt of Rowland; eight sisters, Lisa Reyes of Pembroke, Karen Oxendine of Tacoma, W. Stacie Oxendine, Courtney Oxendine, Solita Oxendine of Rowland, Nicole Oxendine of Maxton, Darlene Seay of Fayetteville, and Annette Oxendine of Hickory; three brothers, Robert Blue of Fayetteville, Keith Oxendine of Hope Mills, and Kenny Ray Oxendine of Lumberton; a special cousin and best friend, Dwight Oxendine; two very close friends, Dwight Oxendine and Marlon McCollum of Rowland; three nephews he considered his sons, Miles Sampson (Candace), Kalvis Chavis " CJ" of Rowland, and Darius Bethea of Rowland; a son-in-law, Preston Hunt of Fairmont; and special friends, Barry and Linda Lewis; also nieces, nephews he cherished; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family received friends on March 16, 2015, at Mt. Airy Baptist Church. Online condolence may be made at www.revelsfh.com