OBITUARY

James David McCreary

April 30, 1949February 23, 2018
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James David McCreary, 68, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at High Point Regional Hospital. David was born on April 30, 1949 in Boonville, Mississippi, a son to James Ray and Shirley Wade McCreary. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force and a hardworking man. For many years, David worked as an electrical engineer, retiring from American Electric Power. After his retirement, he worked at N.A.S.S. He was also an avid NASCAR fan, especially drivers Bill Elliott and Kasey Kahne. Most of all, he loved his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Michael Wade McCreary. Surviving are his wife, Linda Dodd McCreary of the home; son, Jason McCreary and partner Brent Shreve of Weehawken, NJ; two daughters, Michelle Shores and husband James of Thomasville and Amber McCreary and significant other Justin Gooch of Clemmons; granddaughter, Shelby Elliott; grandson, Joshua Elliott; and sister, Mary Lou Lynch and husband Terry of Trenton, GA. Also surviving are his beloved dogs, Buddy, Louie, and Peanut, A celebration of David’s life will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, February 27 in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home. A reception will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. At David’s request, the family asks that all those in attendance dress comfortable and informal. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Foundation Online condolences may be made at www.ThomasvilleFH.com.

Services

  • A Celebration of Life Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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James David McCreary

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February 26, 2018

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your loved one. In his honor, we have donated to the American Diabetes Association. - NASS Family

Ken Harrison

February 26, 2018

Dave was a good man and a better friend with a great sense of humor. Dave & I worked together at Waukesha and again at NASS. I will miss him.

Don McCarty

February 26, 2018

Sorry to hear of Dave's passing, he was a good hearted man. He always had a kind thing to say every time I talked with him.
He was a kind soul and will be missed.

Robert Houset

February 26, 2018

Dave, you were a mentor and a friend. I'll miss you buddy.

Joanna K

February 26, 2018

I had the privilege to get to know James through my job. He was a wonderful man who always had a smile and a laugh with me. He will be sorely missed. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Larry Moore

February 25, 2018

We love you, Larry has a lot of good memories of the two of you, Larry and Mary Moore

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