Mr. Jimmy Howard Fann, 76 of Roseboro, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm Monday, September 16 at Union Grove Baptist Church, 395 Vander Road, Salemburg, with Rev. Marc Walters, Rev. Paul Honeycutt and Cameron Knowles. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Fann was born on February 8, 1943 in Sampson County to Henry Glidwell and Helen Rose Howard Fann. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Billy Fann and sister, Vicki McPhail. He was co-owner and operator of Fann Motor Parts and Machines.
He is survived by his wife, Mary M. Fann of the home; son, Huey Fann and wife Amy of Roseboro, daughter, Lynette Knowles and husband, Hal of Salemburg; four grandchildren, Sydney Bowen and husband, Blake, Savannah Fann, Cameron Knowles and Katelyn Fann; one great grandchild, Harper Bowen; four sisters, Annette Danks and husband, Lyle, Carrie Holland and husband, Gerald, Henrietta Forsythe and Lisa Tyndall and husband, Gary; one brother, Danny Fann and wife Sue; brother-in-law, Leonard McPhail and sister-in-law, Catherine Fann; 25 nieces and nephews; 62 great nieces and nephews; and special friend, Gary Stewart.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Sunday, September 15 at Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro and at other times at the home.
Butler Funeral Home of Roseboro is serving the family.
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