Frank Vogler & Sons

2849 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC


James Thomas Andrews

October 2, 1936June 18, 2020

James Thomas Andrews passed away on June 18, 2020 in Welcome at the age of 83. He was born in Roanoke, VA on October 2, 1936 to John Miller Andrews and Pauline Patteson Andrews. James proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was stationed in Norfolk and served on the USS Robinson. He later went to work at IBM. James retired after 35 years as a system engineer. He truly had a heart for giving to his community. He volunteered with the Forsyth Rescue Squad as their Treasurer and he was an apheresis donor who gladly donated 500 gallons. In his spare time, James enjoyed woodworking. His family will cherish all of his handmade pieces he made for them. James leaves behind his wife, Julia Andrews; sons, Charles Andrews and John (Ester) Andrews; stepson, Burke (Tammy) Kirkland; grandchildren, Beth Kirkland, Michael “Mak” Kirkland, and Levi Kirkland; great granddaughter, Sarah Beth Deal, great grandsons Caedmon Kirkland, Aiden Kirkland ; brothers, John “Hamilton” (Sandy) Andrews and William Price Andrews; and many other loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Nancy Andrews. James will be Lying in State on Monday, June 22nd from 5-7pm at Frank Vogler & Sons Funeral Home in Clemmons. A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday at 11am at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.


  • Julia Andrews, Wife
  • Charles Andrews, Son
  • John Andrews (Ester), Son
  • Burke Kirckland (Tammy), Stepson
  • Beth Kirkland, Grandchild
  • Michael "Mak" Kirkland, Grandchild
  • Levi Kirkland, Grandchild
  • Sarah Beth Deal, Great Granddaughter
  • John "Hamilton" Andrews (Sandy), Brother
  • William Price Andrews, Brother

  • Hospice of Davidson County


  • Lying in State

    Monday, June 22, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020


James Thomas Andrews

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Danehy Carson

June 21, 2020

Dear Andrews Family ,
I am very sorry to hear of Jim's passing …. I worked with Jim in the
IBM Office in Winston-Salem …. I always considered Jim not
only a co-worker …. but also a friend …. I have always remembered
his friendly personality and good nature towards others
my deepest sympathy and prayers for you at this time
Danehy A Carson
Arcadia , NC 6/21/2020