Jimmie Lee Fralin

February 12, 1947 - May 9, 2020
Jimmie Lee Fralin


Jimmie Lee Fralin, passed away in Wilmington, NC on Saturday May 9th, 2020 at the age of 73 after a short battle with kidney cancer.

Jimmie was born on February 12th, 1947 in Danville, Virginia, son of the late Mary Roach Young.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in July of 1965 and served as a corporal in Vietnam, later being discharged honorably with several medals commending him for his service. He married his wife Dulcie Rose Fralin on August 5th, 1978 in Wilmington, NC where they lived for over 40 years. He worked in maintenance at Tekeda Chemical and later retired from BASF. Jimmie enjoyed the beach, fishing, landscaping, gardening, and working on antique cars in his free time. He had his share of classics and could fix anything with an adjustable wrench. He was a member of the Elks club and also had an artistic side that only those closest to him saw.

He is survived by his wife, Dulcie Fralin, his daughter, Jackie Clark and her fiance Taylor Rogers, his son, Jason Fralin, granddaughter Madison Murray, all of Wilmington, NC, and his uncle Herman Roach of Danville, VA. He was predeceased by his mother, Mary Roach Young of Danville, VA. He was also survived by his loving dachshund, Bella.

Memorial service will be 3 pm Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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  • May 12, 2020
    Anthony R Roach says:
    I will miss my cousin that always had good sense humor and as a fellow Marine I salute him with honors .

  • May 14, 2020
    Jim Roggina says:
    Sorry to hear of Jimmie's passing.I worked with him when we were mechanics at WR.Grace.We had a lot of good times on the job.

  • May 14, 2020
    Frank Tranor says:
    Always a smile, a trusted rock. Rest in peace Jimmy.

  • May 14, 2020
    Judy Stallings says:
    So sorry to hear this sad news. Dulcie you and rest of family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • May 14, 2020
    Tim Snyder says:
    Sorry to hear of Jimmies passing. I worked with him during the construction years of Takeda Chemicals. He was a good man and fellow Marine. Semper Fidelis