James Calvin McCumber

James Calvin McCumber

October 7, 2022, 91, Goldsboro –

James Calvin McCumber, 91, of Goldsboro passed away Friday, October 7, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

A Celebration of his life will be held Sunday, October 9, 2022, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro with the Reverend Ira Williford officiating.  The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be private for the family.

Mr. McCumber was born in Duplin County on June 29, 1931, to the late Ernest and Polly Hobbs McCumber.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  Mr. McCumber attended United In Christ Church when possible, while his health permitted.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda W. McCumber; his sons, Michael McCumber (Melissa) of Goldsboro, Jeffery McCumber (Debbie) of Goldsboro and Ashley McCumber (Craig) of California, Ray Lanier (Cindi) of Virginia, Todd Lanier (Carol) of Rocky Point, NC and Michael Lanier (Meg) of Chapel Hill; his daughter, Lori Vernon of Goldsboro; one sister, Earnestine Lewis of Goldsboro; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro where condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.