James Edwin “Eddie” Bourne, 78, of Martinsville, VA passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2023, at his home. He was born on July 19, 1944, in Elk Creek, VA to the late Sam Bourne and Ruby Hall Bourne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Tolley; brother, Dean Bourne; and brother-in-law, Bruce Fulcher.
Mr. Bourne served in The United States Army and was a member of Fieldale United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Fries High School, Fries, VA, and a corvette enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Myra Fulcher Bourne; sisters-in-law, Elva Bourne and Sharon Fulcher; brother, Arnold Bourne (Shelia); niece, Genia Stansell; nephews, Tony Tolley, Mike Tolley, Matthew Fulcher, and Jonathan Fulcher.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 24, 2023, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Norris Funeral Services on Monday, April 24, 2023, with Pastor David McEntire officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.
Memorials may be made to Fieldale United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Fieldale, VA 24089.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville Chapel are serving the Bourne family. Online condolences can be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.