Born: Sunday Jan 21, 1940

Died: Monday Jun 1, 2020


James Howard Lemons

January 21, 1940 - June 1, 2020

James “Howard” Lemons, 80, of Stoneville, passed away Monday evening, June 1, 2020, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, June 4, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Ridgeview Memorial Gardens. 

Mr. Lemons was born January 21, 1940 in Stoneville, NC, to the late William Taft Lemons and Myrtle Elizabeth Sullivan Lemons.  He was a graduate of Stoneville High School, Class of 1958 and a retiree of Fieldcrest Mills.  Howard enjoyed farming, horses, and mechanic work.

He is survived by his wife, Becky Lemons of the home; his four children, Buster Lemons (Diana Sparks) of Madison, Andrew Lemons (Amy) of Stoneville, Sandy Lester (Greg) of Stoneville, and Mickie Stewart (Dwayne) of Franklinville; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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So sorry for your loss Andy. Sending prayers to you and Amy and your family.
Donna French

So sorry for your loss . Howard was a special man . Praying for your family .
Pam Howell

Sorry for your loss. Howard has been a good friend and neighbor. He will be missed. Praying for everyone during this difficult time.
Francis, Dianne & Jessica Carter

My deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your husband and father. My God give you peace during this dark time in your lives.
Debbie Rhamy

Howard and his family have been close friends to me and my family for many years-all my life. I spent a lot of time and have many great memories of him coonhunting and always enjoyed talking to him on the phone and visiting with him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. "Papa" was a dear friend and will be missed. Larry Shough
Larry Shough

Prayers are for you. May God comfort you. Karen Robertson
Karen Robertson

Howard will be greatly missed , best neighbor anyone could wish for.
Betty Curry

So sorry to hear about Howard. Thinking of you all during this time. This is such a good picture of Howard and how I always remember him, always smiling. God Bless.
Mandy Shumake Martin

I never got to meet Mr Lemons but I have worked with his son Buster for over 30 years, just knowing Buster and how he talked about his dad he must have been a very good man! My condolences to the family and pray that God gives you peace during this difficult time.
John Frame

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this most difficult time. Love, Bobby & Missy Sullivan
Melissa

We are so sorry for Howard's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort each of you. May your memories serve you well. Gladys M Hill, Doris H Matkins, Wanda H Fagge, Don Hill, Kenneth Hill
Gladys M Hill, Doris H Matkins, Wanda H Fagge, Don Hill, Kenneth Hill

With our deepest sympathy we share your sadness and will be praying for peace and comfort for you and the family. He was such a sweet man. It was always a pleasure to see and talk to y'all, he will be missed. Mike & Gwen Campbell
Gwen Campbell

Blessings for peace and comfort during this time.🌹
Linda Gobbs

I’m very sorry for your loss! I have a lot very fond memories with your family. Praying for your comfort in the days ahead.
Melissa Tuttle Buck

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