John Curtis Batten Jr., 75, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. He was the son of the late John Curtis “ J.C.” Batten and Kathleen Baldwin Batten.
He was a member of White Marsh Baptist Church. He worked with Lowes in Whiteville for more than 32 years as their warehouse supervisor. He was a member of White Marsh Hunting Club for more than 35 years.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at Whiteville Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Ray Yow and Dr. Ray Thigpen officiating. McKenzie Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Cartret Batten of the home; one son, John C. Batten III of Oak Island; one daughter, Tonya Batten of Morehead City; and a sister, Nancy Batten of Whiteville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to White Marsh Baptist Church, 341 White Hall Road, Whiteville, N.C. 28472 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.