McIntosh, James A. (2008)

Obituary of James A McIntosh ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. James A. McIntosh, age 81 of Morganton, formerly of Marion, passed away after an extended illness on Thursday December 18, 2008. A native of Burke County, he was born on June 2, 1927 to the late Andy and Janie McIntosh. He was retired from Hanes, Inc. and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. His wife Fleda Lawing McIntosh preceded him in death.

Surviving are his daughter Judy Barrier and her husband Dennis of Marion; a grandson, D. J. Barrier and his wife Renee of Marion; and a great grandson Noah.

A funeral service was held on Friday December 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Doug Carpenter officiating. The family received friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial was in the Nealsville Church of God Cemetery. Graveside military rites were provided by the U. S. Army.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 120 Executive Park Asheville, NC 28801. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 24, 2008 Volume 14 # 51