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April 9, 2013

James Earl Miglianti

James Earl Miglianti

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — James Earl Miglianti, 79, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013. 

Born in Raymond Ill., on April 22, 1933, he was the son of the late Sam and Ruth Miglianti. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Sam Miglianti. 

James grew up on the family dairy farm in New York.  He joined the United States Navy in 1952 and served his country for four years. He later met the love of his life, Elizabeth. They were married in 1963. 

Along with his family, James enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.

He leaves behind his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Johnson Miglianti; daughter, Dawn Lee and husband, Patrick of Braselton Ga.; son, Wayne Miglianti and wife, Nikki of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Raven Lee and Sydney Lee of Braselton, Ga., and Zoe Miglianti of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Joyce Bailey of Albany; brother, Larry Miglianti and wife, Peggy of Delhi; and sister-in-law, Libby Miglianti.

A service to remember James will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. 

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