CARTHAGE

James Douglas Needham, of Carthage passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, just four days before his 78th birthday.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Goard and Rev. Robert Kidd officiating.. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the fellowship hall.

James was a native of Moore County. He served his country in the National Guard Reserves Armor Division. He was a beloved brother, husband, father and grandfather who loved spending time with family. He loved God’s creation and was a farmer all his life. James never met a stranger and shared a warm smile with everyone he met. He loved and adored his grandchildren and spent lots of time teaching them about farming. He was the son of the late James (Jim) Calvin Needham and Grace Williamson Needham. He was preceded in death by his brother, Leon Calvin Needham and brother in law, Bobby Hooker.

James is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie Williamson Needham; two sons, Brian Needham and Kevin Needham and wife, Stacie of Carthage; grandchildren, Megan & Tyler Needham; four sisters, Shirley Hooker, Maxine Needham, Nancy Cummings & husband, Bud & Virginia Harris & husband, Steve; one brother, Jerry Needham & wife, Wanda; many nieces and nephews that he loved very much.

The family wishes to thank all the family, friends and FirstHealth Hospice for their help and support during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Needham family.

Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com

 

Services

Funeral Service: November 27, 2021 2:00 pm

Bethlehem Baptist Church
1838 Bethlehem Church Road
Cathage, NC 28327

910-947-2835

Visitation: November 26, 2021 1:00 pm

Bethlehem Baptist Church
1838 Bethlehem Church Road
Cathage, NC 28327

910-947-2835

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in James Needham's name.

FirstHealth Hospice Foundation

150 Applecross Road
Pinehurst, NC
910.715.6000

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  1. James “Buck” Needham was a good neighbor and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family!!! He will be missed!!

  2. Sorry to hear this, James was a special man. Marie, boys and Families, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Our prayers and thoughts are extended to the family of James Needham. James was a friendly hard working gentleman who truly loved the Lord. He is now rejoicing in Heaven.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God give you comfort, strength and grace that only He can give you in the difficult days ahead.

  5. James was ac good friend of Neil Douglas, he always had good things to share about james and the rest of the family.prayers of comfort for the family.

  6. We’re so sorry for your loss. James was a good man and will be missed. Love and blessings to you all.
    Keith & Cathy Coc3

  7. We’re so sorry for your loss. James was a good man and will be missed. Love and blessings to you all.
    Keith & Cathy Cockman

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