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James "Jim" Orin Fagala

July 17, 1945 — October 5, 2023

Wilson, NC

James "Jim" Orin Fagala

James Orin “Jim” Fagala, 78, passed away on Thursday, October 5, doing what he loved- playing golf.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 9 at 6:00 pm at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment will be Tuesday, October 10 at 11:00 am at Evergreen Memorial Park, 2800 Nash Street North, Wilson.  Reverend Dale Kitchin will officiate.

 

Family will receive friends on Monday, October 9 immediately following funeral services at Joyner’s Funeral Home.

 

Jim graduated Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, VA and served his country honorably with the U.S. Air Force.  He was an avid sports fan, but especially golf, NC State football, and Barton Athletics.  Jim was also a long-time and faithful member of the Wilson Breakfast Optimist Club.  Above all, he loved his family and will be missed dearly.

 

Jim is survived by his daughters, Jami Fagala and husband, Tolio Rubio of Hillsborough, Traci Vasquez of Las Vegas, NV, and Staci Fagala of Roanoke, VA; sons, Jeff Mozingo and wife Karen of Sims and Kenny Mozingo and wife, Angela of Sharpsburg; special friend, Jo Ann Poythress of Wilson; step-mom, Jean Fagala of Owensboro, KY; grandchildren, Tyler, Melissa, Candace, Ashley, Hunter, and Sara; and great-grandchildren, Levi, Nolan, Austyn, J’Ceon, and Ma’Laya.

 

Jim was preceded in death by his loving wife of twenty-four years, Pat Fagala; parents, Orin Henry Fagala and Evelyn Beck Fagala; and brother, Mike Fagala.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mulligans Fore Kids, PO Box 3414, Wilson, NC 27895, Larry Pittman, Jr. Golf Tournament, c/o Jim Boykin, 2305 Runnymeade Road, Wilson, NC 27896, or the Wilson Breakfast Optimist Club, PO Box 3751, Wilson, NC 27893.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

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Monday, October 9, 2023

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

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