James Orick

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 20, 2009

James B. Orick
FRANKLIN—James Benjamin “JB” Orick, 70, died March 15, 2009, in Sentara Obici Hospital.
Mr. Orick was a native of Marion, S.C., the son of the late Cleo Bradley Orick and Cleveland Orick.
He was a sheeter operator of Union Camp Corp. after 32 years of service.
He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church, Franklin and faithful member of Franklin Star Lodge 288.
Survivors include a son, Tony K. Leigh (Sherry) of Capron; grandchildren, Sherron Leigh and Sherrod Leigh, both of Raleigh, N.C. and Sharmaine Leigh of Capron; niece, Sherita Leigh of New Jersey; nephew, Tyrone Powell of New York; one great-niece, Shardé Singleton and one great-nephew Malcolm Powell.
He was also predeceased by a son, Jeffery Johnson; sisters, Lula Lankford and Edith Powell; and brother-in-law, Herbert Powell.
A funeral service will be held at noon today at William M. Engram Sr. Memorial Chapel, Franklin. Elder Donnie Whitfield will officiate.
Burial with military honors will be in Southview Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.engramfuneralhome.com.