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James Arthur Polk, 71, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.
A memorial talk will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Goldsboro.
Mr. Polk was born in Texas on November 26, 1946 to the late Berry Polk Sr. and Edna Douglas Polk. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Johnnie M. Polk; his step-daughter, Jennifer J. Artis (Conrad); three step-grandchildren, Kalauni Caldwell, Conrad Artis III and Krystal Armstead; fourteen step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Alice Sanders, Carrie M. Holbert (David), Martha A. Dow and Rosetta Willis (Jeff); four brothers, Berry Polk Jr., Thomas J. Polk, Lewis C. Polk and Espsy Polk (Margaret); his aunt, Annie Mae Bell; his niece, Shari Polk and a host of other nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Polk was preceded in death by two brothers, Eddie Polk and William Polk.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.