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Obituary for Jim L. Yancey

Jim L. Yancey, of Greenville, passed away on November 10, 2023. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut on September 7, 1941, to the late Roscoe B. Yancey and Hilda Weldon Yancey. In addition to his parents, Mr. Yancey was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Yancey, Jr., his granddaughter, Courtney Yancey, and his sister, Ann Atwater.

Mr. Yancey was a devoted family man and avid outdoorsman. He retired after a 42-year career with CSX Transportation.

Mr. Yancey is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Dawn Yancey; his daughters, Cynthia Mayfield (Bubba), Kim Griffin (Chris), and Melissa Garber (Andy); his grandchildren, Jessica Mayfield, Matt Mayfield (Lesley), Blake Yancey (Haley), Ben Griffin, and Erin Griffin; and his great grandchildren, Claire Mayfield, Karter and Evey Yancey, and Marlee and Maycee Cofield.

The funeral service will be held at Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter-Allen-Myhand on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends from noon until service time on Tuesday. Dr. Paul Baxter and Reverend Paul Blair will officiate the service.