James B Staton, 50, of Vinton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 1, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his mother, Reba S. Cary; father, Wyndom Childress, and step-father, William L. Cary.
Surviving family includes a sister, Beth Paz; brothers, William T. Cary, Raymond Childress, Wyndom Childress, and Brian Childress; sons, Tommy Campbell, Greg Dooley, William Lamb, and James Staton, Jr., and fiancé, Kim Nelson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Lotz Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel.