James Clifton Haithcock, Jr., age 73, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC, surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church, conducted by Pastor Kara Thompson. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Lee Memorial Gardens, Sanford, NC. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM.
James was a native of Lee County and a graduate of Lee County High School. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He liked to work with his hands and was a carpenter in the construction industry for many years. James enjoyed time spent with family, fishing, camping at the beach, riding his motorcycle and the golf cart. James also enjoyed cooking and eating a good meal. He was the son of the late James Clifton Sr. and Margaret Louise Williams Haithcock and was preceded in death by sister: Virginia H. Hickman.
James is survived by his wife of 12 years, Jerri; sons: Derrick Collins, Jay Hill; daughter: Jayme Haithcock; step children: Mark Collins and wife Cheli, Jeff Collins and wife Sarah, Kim Dunlap and husband Jackie; grandchildren: Savannah, Morgan, Abbey, Todd, Nick, Mason, Josh, and Collin; great granddaughter Ellie Mae; sister: Patsy Sloan; and many friends.
Memorials may be made to: St Jude Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Haithcock family.
Condolences may be made at: PinesFunerals.com.