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James Edward Townsend III

d. August 23, 2021

James Edward Townsend III, age 52, of Sylva passed Monday, August 23, 2021. Mr. Townsend was born November 06, 1968 in Clearwater Florida. He is the son of the late James and Christine Townsend. He was married to his wife Nina for 27 years. James grew up in Florida where after High School he joined the Navy, James continued his military service in the Army Reserves eventually settling in Kokomo, Indiana for many years. James and Nina relocated to Sylva an August 2016.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday August 28, 2021 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Dennis Burrell officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. 

Friends and family are welcome to gather following the service at the Sylva Moose Lodge to celebrate the life of James Townsend. Food available, covered dishes welcome  (cash drinks)

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165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

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Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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