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James "Jimmy" Allen McCarley

James Allen "Jimmy" McCarley, 84, resident of 263 Hwy. 71 husband of Virginia Alexander McCarley passed away Sunday Nov. 25, 2012 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Jim was born June 7, 1928 to the late John T. McCarley and Sallie Conwell McCarley.

He was retired from Southeastern Textiles. He was a salesman for Hughes Well Drilling Co. in Anderson, SC and Billy Landford Well Drilling in Saluda. His friends and family will remember him as a dealer for cedar wood products; lumber and post.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Virginia Alexander McCarley of the home; 2 daughters Jene Davis and her husband Carl of Hartwell, Georgia and Susan Harris of Greenwood, SC; 4 grandchildren Carla and Kevin Fallin of Cummings, Georgia, Shannon Moore of Columbia, SC, Jena Davis of Pemba Mozambique, Africa and Nick Moore of Abbeville, SC; 5 great-grandchildren and Son-in-law Danny Moore of Abbeville.

He was preceded in death by a daughter Martha Moore; a brother John T. McCarley and a sister Ruth Ashley.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 at 3:00 in the chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. James Campbell officiating. The burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery. The family is at the home 263 Hwy. 71 Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:30 PM Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials in memory Jimmy may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
1:00 - 2:30 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
3:00 PM


Melrose Cemetery
108 Hwy 71
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Hospice of the Piedmont
408 West Alexander Ave
Greenwood, SC 29646

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I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know we are thinking of you and praying for the family. Julia Frances and Jimmy Noffz

Julia Noffz Dec 3 2012 12:00 AM

To The Family: We were sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was a dear friend to all of our family (Kilgores'}. He will be missed by all who knew him. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

Donnie & Kathy Kilgore Grant Nov 30 2012 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband and dad. Your family is special to me through Jene who is very special to me. I know that he will be missed greatly but please know that I will be praying for you all.

Virginia Majeski Nov 28 2012 12:00 AM

Susan so sorry about the loss of your father.Will be remembering your family today and in the difficult days to come.

Elizabeth Quarles Nov 28 2012 12:00 AM

Mrs. McCarley and familySorry for your loss.Your family is on our thoughts and prayers.Jack,Angie,Nikki and Andrew Henderson

Angie Harrison Henderson Nov 27 2012 12:00 AM

To the McCarley and Moore Family, Especially NickWe are sorry to hear about the passing of your loving Grandfather, but know that he is in a better place. We want you to know that we are praying for you and your family and whatever help and comfort our friendship can be, it yours day and always with warm thoughts and much sympathy.May your memories of your grandfather comfort you.

Sheriff George Reid and Staff Nov 27 2012 12:00 AM

Aunt Teet, I love you very much!! You are in my thoughts and prayers...Wishing I was there...RIP poppie!!! Give Booga a big hug for me!!

Jan Grimes Prouty Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

John & Rachel Garner Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

Shannon and Nick- Praying for you all. God bless you!

Jennifer Wilson Erwin Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

Virginia,We are so sorry to hear of Jimmy's death. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

John and Darrelyn (Balchin) Baughman Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

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