06/23/05 — B.J. STARLING

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KENLY -- B.J. Starling, 70, died Wednesday at his home on Old Beulah Road.

He was born on April 28, 1935, in Johnston County to the late Richard Lebolom and Ruth Elizabeth Cooper Starling. He served in the United States Army and worked for over 41 years as an automobile body mechanic at Hackney Brothers in Wilson.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Starling is survived by his wife, Linda S. Starling; one son, James Richard "Ricky" Starling of Kenly; one daughter, Rebecca Starling Hooks of Fremont; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at the Parrish Funeral Home in Selma.

Flowers are acceptable, or memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Johnston County, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

Published in Obituaries on June 23, 2005 1:46 PM