Let the memory of James be with us forever.
  • 77 years old
  • Born on March 31, 1941 .
  • Passed away on November 20, 2018 .
James Durward Fleming, 77, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018  at his home.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Durward Garland Fleming and Sarah Marie Rogers Fleming. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Creedmoor where he taught Sunday School and was a former Deacon. He retired from Granville County Schools  as a coach and athletic director. Coach Fleming was inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 2012.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Dr. James Shelley and Rev. Clayton Sutton. Burial will be in Creedmoor Cemetery. 
Surviving are his wife of forty-five years, Betty Sutton Fleming of the home; sister, Sarah Fleming Rose of Cary; granddaughter, Jessica Fleming Tindal of Rock Hill, South Carolina; niece, Jennifer Katherine Rose of Cary.  He was preceded in death by a son, John Durward Fleming.  
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 12:30 – 2:45 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.
Flowers accepted or memorials maybe made to South Granville High School Athletic Department, 701 Crescent Drive, Creedmoor, NC  27522 or First Baptist Church Creedmoor, P.O. Box 38, Creedmoor, NC  27522.


Posted by Michael Mangum on 23rd November 2018
I still remember you as a fine teacher and coach when I attended SGHS from 1969-1973. My condolences and prayers to the Fleming family. Rest in Eternal Peace and God Bless.
Posted by Cassandra Fogg on 21st November 2018
COACH FLEMING, MAY U RIP WE LOVE U U WAS A GOOD, GREAT OUTSTANDING PERSON U WILL ALWAYS BE WITH THE SGHS STUDENTS RIP , CASSANDRA FOGG- MONROE

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