Obituary for James L. Mangrum of Pinebluff

James L. Mangrum, of Pinebluff, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 82.

James was born in Morenci, Michigan, on August 11, 1941, to the late James and Helen Cogdill Mangrum. After graduating from High School, where he was an accomplished track and football player, he proudly joined and served in the United States Navy. He worked for and retired from Ford Motor Company after 30-plus years. After retirement, he and his wife, Joan, moved to Pinebluff, NC, from Ypsilanti, Michigan, because of his love of golf. After moving to North Carolina, he got his dream job working golf courses No. 3 and No. 5.

He leaves behind his wife, Joan Mangrum; his children, Jamie Mangrum (Trish), Angelique Mangrum, and Michelle King; his sisters, Judith Sanderson and Sheridan Schroeder; nine grandchildren, including his closest granddaughter, Maija.

Services to be held at a later date.

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home-Aberdeen.

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