BUNN – James Thomas “J.T.” Finch, Jr., 85, of Bunn, died Thursday morning, March 3, 2011. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today (Saturday, March 5) in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home, with the Rev. Melton Tyson and the Rev. Tom Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Lancaster Memorial Park.

He was a son of the late James Thomas Sr. and Lillie Mae Debnam Finch.

Surviving wife, Evelyn Finch; daughters Jo Ann (Willie) Arnold of Bunn, Annette (Mike) Wood of Spring Hope; sons Thomas (Rosa) Finch of Louisburg, Freddie (Charlene) Finch, Steve (Sandi) Finch, all of Bunn; sisters, Betty Jacobs of Hopewell, Va., Maybelle Hodges of Colonial Heights, Va.,  Patricia Bracknell of Franklinton; brothers, Stacy Finch of Raleigh, Bunnie Finch of Wake Forest, Jack Finch of Raleigh, Bobby Finch of Knightdale; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg. www.stricklandfuneralhome.net