In memory of
James Williams Glosson
James Williams Glosson FAYETTEVILLE - James William Glosson died peacefully on January 12th in Fayetteville, NC at the age of 75. William is survived by wife, Sandra Glosson; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Kia Glosson of Winterville, NC and their children Breanna, Morgan and Gabriel; son and daughter-in-law John and Jennifer Glosson of Greensboro, NC and their children Henry and Gus. He is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Ethel Glosson of Durham, NC; his foster parents John Henry and Rosa Mann of Spring Lake, NC; sister,Louise Rochelle of Durham, NC; sister Alice Glosson of Chapel Hill, NC and brother, Joseph Leon Glosson of Pittsboro, NC. William was born on March 10th, 1941 in Durham, NC to Henry "Brody" Glosson and his wife, Ethel Bennett Glosson. Ethel tragically died shortly after childbirth. Brody, already having 3 children and now being a single father, asked his sister, Rosa and her husband, John Henry Mann to raise William in their loving home. William attended Pine Forest High School where he met Sandra Moody. He married Sandra in 1962. After moving to Fayettevile, NC he began working for Big Star grocery as a manager. Over 8 years, the couple welcomed 2 sons, Richard and John. His children remember him as a driven and supportive father who encouraged them to pursue their goals. William loved music, was an avid dancer and was proud of his dancing trophies earned at competitions as a young man. He was a dedicated, hard working and loyal husband, father and friend who loved dancing, fishing, gardening and who was passionate about family and loving life. A funeral is scheduled for January 15th at 2pm with visitation beginning at 1pm at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home. Rev. William Beasley will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Williams's life. The family would like to thank Mr. Jason Byrd and the staff of Whispering Pines Rehabilitation for their dedication to William's comfort during his final days. As published in The Daily Reflector
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