James Marvin Auton (2018-12-07 16:22:37)

James Marvin Auton, age 85, of George Wilson Road, Boone, passed away Friday morning, December 7, 2018, at his home.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Rosa Ellis Auton of the home; two daughters, Sandra Perry and husband James of Boone, and Pat McGuire and husband Dale of Boone; three granddaughters, Tiffiany Harmon and husband Matt of Zionville, Brittany Lewis and husband Adam of Boone, and Kayla Stuber and husband Craig of Clemmons; one great grandson, Isaac Harmon; one great granddaughter, Kayla Harmon; two brothers, R.D. Auton and wife Judy of Vero Beach, Florida, and Frank Auton of Melbourne, Florida; one sister, Oleta Nelson of Lenoir; one aunt, Dorothy Norris of Boone, and one special nephew, Bill Auton and wife Sandra of Hudson.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, William Henry Auton and Gladys Hatten Auton; four brothers, Ivan, Harly, Parks, and Lewis Auton; four sisters, Margie Wilcox, Margaret Bennett, Virginia Berry, and Lois Auton; one grandson, Johnny Milton Auton, and one great-grandson, Nathaniel Ray Farmer.

Funeral arrangements for James Marvin Auton are incomplete at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street N.W., Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645.

Online condolences may be sent to the Auton family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.