James Walter Lefler, 64, of Rockwell, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018.
He was born September 23, 1953, in Salisbury to the late Bennie E. and Ruth Pepper Lefler. Mr. Lefler worked in the construction industry and later as a dock worker for Food Lion. He enjoyed music and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Katherine L. Brown, Dolly L. Poplin, Dorothy L. Gardner and brothers, Billy Lefler and Melvin Lefler.
Mr. Lefler is survived by his sisters, Rita Kizziah, Donna L. Shinn, Peggy L. Beck, Betty L. Creswell, Patricia L. Goodman, Ruby L. Lentz, Juanita L. Overcash, Deanna L. Upright, Judy L. Weaver, Frankie L. Smith; his brothers, Bennie A. Lefler, Jerry Lefler; and his dogs, Rex and Petey.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 2, 2018, at Rock Grove United Methodist Church, 1050 Rock Grove Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Memorials may be made to Rowan Helping Ministries, 226 North Long Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Lefler family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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