Obituary for James Jefferies Roddy
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James Jefferies Roddy

September 15, 1942 ~ June 5, 2017 (age 74)

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James Jefferies Roddy, 74, of Kernersville passed away Monday June 5, 2017.

A Celebration of his life will be 1:00PM Saturday June 17, 2017 at the Jefferson House Event Center located next to Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Home.

James was born to the late Odell and Nancy Comer Roddy.  He grew up in Colfax and Kernersville with his brothers, the late Mickey (Pete) Roddy and Larry Roddy.  He fought and served in the US Army during the Vietnam War 1966 – 1968.  He was well known for his great sense of humor and his ability to laugh at himself and at you.  James provided his family and friends with special entertainment through his magic tricks and jokes. He was loved by many.  His greatest loves were his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and Duke!

James is survived by daughters, Kelley Roddy Owens and husband Phil of Seagrove and Wendy Roddy Hamby and husband David of Kernersville; granddaughter, Josie K. Millikan of Kernersville; grandson, T. Gray Kiger and wife Amy of Kernersville; great-grandchildren,  Cole, Kaleb, Madalynn, and Sammy; nephews R. Andy Roddy, Nathen Roddy, Junior Roddy and a niece, Janie Brooks.

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The family hopes that you will share your special memories on this website.

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
June 17, 2017

1:00 PM
The Jefferson House
225 W. Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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