Mr. James C. Boone, 88, of Pittsboro, NC died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at his home.
James was born in Chatham County on February 26, 1925 to the late Jarvis and Mozelle Boone.
He served his country in WWII as a B-29 pilot, in the Pacific and was awarded a Bronze Star and an Air Medal. James spent his remaining working years as a building contractor and farmer.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margie Seymour Boone; daughters, Betty Griffin and husband Gene, of Sanford, NC, Jo Ann Thomas and husband Eddie, of Pittsboro; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Pittsboro from 6:00-8:00PM, Sunday, April 7th, 2013. A funeral service will be held at Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ in Pittsboro at 11:00AM Monday, April 8, 2013. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.