Mr. James "Jimmy" Robert Starling, 80 passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 at The Gardens of Roseboro.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00pm Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Butler Funeral Home Chapel, officiating will be Rev. Ricky Spell. Burial will follow at Sandy Horne Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00pm to 2:50pm Sunday at the funeral home prior to the service.
He was born December 11, 1938 in Sampson County and was the son of the late William Robert and Eunice Matthews Starling. He was a Veteran of the US Army and was the owner and operator of Western Auto Hardware Store in Autryville for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shelvie Starling; daughter, Jeanelle Price; 3 grandchildren, Hailey Catherine Price, Cameron Everett Price and Chandler Nelson Price; and brothers, Murd F. Starling & wife, JoAnne and Donald S. Starling & wife, Pat.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Long Branch Baptist Church, 2868 Minnie Hall Road, Autryville, NC 28318.
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman.