James Garland Preddy, 91, passed away on Sunday April 15, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Granville County the son of the late Clarice Roberts Preddy and Jim Preddy.
He was a veteran of the US Navy and he served in World War II and the Korean War. He was a longtime member of the Franklinton American Legion Post, a former Franklinton City school board member was a former Franklinton zoning officer and a former member of the Franklin County ABC Board.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon April 18, 2018 at the Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.
Mr. Preddy is survived by his wife; Inez Chappell Preddy, his sons; Jimmy Preddy and wife Yvonne of Oxford and Tommy Preddy of Youngsville, his daughter; Kimberly Tucker and her husband Bruce of Kittrell, grandchildren; Kevin Preddy, Lauren Moore, Shane Tucker, Emily Goodwin, Amy Addison, Noah Tucker, Solomon Tucker, a sister; Cynthia O’Daniel of Raleigh, brothers; Mack Preddy of Wake Forest and Jack Preddy of Wilmington, 8 great grandchildren.
Friends may visit with the family following the service at the cemetery.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC (919-556-5811)