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Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park

2205 Williamsburg Drive, Gastonia, NC

OBITUARY

James Cecil Horne Jr.

January 9, 1950May 2, 2020

James (“Jimmy”) Cecil Horne Jr., 70, of 212 Pillow Drive, MT Holly, N.C. passed away on May 2, 2020. Jimmy grew up in Belmont, N.C.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Cecil Horne Sr. and Myra Horne of Belmont.

Jimmy is survived by eleven first cousins and numerous other relatives.

He served in the Navy before becoming the grounds supervisor at Belmont Abby College. Later, he became a heavy equipment operator. Jimmy was musically talented, teaching himself to play guitar, drums, and harmonica. He was known for his witty and good-natured personality. He was a member of revival tabernacle Church of Mt. Holly.

Expressions of love and fond memories may be made on Jimmy's guestbook at www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com

Jimmy and his family are in the care of Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park.

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