James “J.W.” Wilton Boykin


June 4, 1935 – March 31, 2011

ZEBULON – James Wilton “J. W.” Boykin, 75, died Thursday.  He was a native of Wake County, and son to the late Donie B. & Laura Stallings Boykin.  He was a retired Supervisor from the Town of Zebulon Public Works Department.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Boykin & granddaughter, Nikki Parker.

Funeral service will be 4 pm, Sunday, Social Plains Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Annette Batchelor Boykin of the home, daughters, Wanda Tyson,  Denise Parker (Roger) of Zebulon, Michael Boykin (Terry), all of Zebulon, and son, Anthony Boykin  (friend Lulu), of Huntersville, brothers, Wilber Boykin  (Mary Ann) of McKinney, TX, Warren Boykin (Marie), Wayne Boykin (Faye), Vernon Boykin, Jimmy Boykin (Priscilla “Mike”) all of Zebulon, Brooks Boykin of Winston Salem, & Bobby Boykin (Donna) of Cary, sister-in-law, Hazel Boykin of Zebulon, grandchildren, Jessica Harris (Lee), David Price, Brandon Stelk, & Aaron Stelk, and 2 great grandchildren, Stephen Perry & Shayla Harris.

Flowers or memorials to Hospice of Wake County Foundation, 250 Hospice Circle

Raleigh, NC, 27607 are welcomed.

Visitation 7 – 8:30 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other times at the home.  Share your memories, photos, or condolences of J. W. at www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net

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