James “Shannon” Church, age 58, of North Wilkesboro, passed away, Friday, June 19, 2020, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Mr. Church was born on April 1, 1962 in Wilkes County to David Carl and Barbara Johnson Church. Shannon loved fishing and Nascar. He enjoyed working on and cleaning cars of which he had a tremendous knowledge. He also loved charcoal grilling. He was of the Baptist faith. Shannon was preceded in death by his mother.

A private memorial service will be held.

Mr. Church is survived by three sons; Joshua Shawn “Josh” Church, and spouse, Loretta, of Brooklet, GA, David Shannon Church, and spouse, Jammie, of Glen St. Mary, Florida, Zachary Adam Church, and spouse, Haily, of Gallatin, TN, grandchildren; Aubree, Luke, Titus, and Darci, father; David Carl Church of North Wilkesboro, brothers; David Hayden Church, and spouse, Ashley Drew, sister; Sharon Church Royal, and spouse, David, all of North Wilkesboro. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family requests no flowers, please. Memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 27985, Raleigh, NC 27611.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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