Obituary: James Harold Creech

James Creech died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

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James Harold Creech, 66, passed away on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando. 

James was born Nov. 29, 1949, son of the late Henry Cecil Creech and Mary Elizabeth (Byrd) Creech.

James served his country proudly as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. Serving two tours of duty in Vietnam, from August 1968 through September 1969. He was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal with a "V" for Valor. He was born and raised in Ferndale and then Apopka.

James is survived by two children, James Harold Creech Jr., of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Marnie Salyers and husband Brian of Virginia Beach, Virginia; granddaughter, Madeline; nine brothers and sisters, Stanley, Tommy, Virginia, Betty, Nancy, Donna, Debbie, Susie and JoJo. He was the brother to the late Henry Creech Jr.

Memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Winter Oak Funeral Home, 1132 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787.

Burial with Military Honors will be held at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida, at a later date.

James's funeral arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home.


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