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Obituary for James Rodney Modlin, Sr.
James Rodney Modlin, Sr., 60, of Plymouth died Friday, December 5, 2014 at his residence in Plymouth. Born January 4, 1954 in Martin County he is the son of James Davis 'Buster' Modlin and the late Faye Taylor Modlin and was preceded in death by his son, James Rodney Modlin, Jr. Rodney began his working career at Weyerhaeuser Corporation in the Plywood Mill and later retired as a paper maker with Domtar and was a member of Poplar Chapel Church of Christ. His family includes his father, James Davis 'Buster' Modlin and wife Ina of Jamesville, N.C.; wife, Mary Pratt Modlin of Plymouth, N.C.; daughter, Ashley Modlin Christenberry and husband, Jonathan of Plymouth, N.C.; son, Paige Nicholas Modlin of Plymouth, N.C.; mother and father-in-law, Onita and Douglas Tyler of Plymouth, N.C.; brother, Timmie Modlin of Jamesville, N.C.; grandchildren, Amber Modlin and Bryon Modlin. Memorial service will be held Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with Pastor Jackie Cooper officiating. Family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral home following the service and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Jamesville Rescue Squad. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.