James Edward McColskey

Mr. James Edward McColskey, age 76, of Jefferson died Sunday, November 18, 2012.

Mr. McColskey was born in Whitesville, NC a son to the late Steven and Georgia Alma Williamson McColskey. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, serving in the Vietnam War, and later worked as an auto mechanic. Mr. McColskey was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church in Jefferson.

Survivors include: his sons, Steve (Nedra) McColskey of Jefferson, Wade McColskey of Seattle, WA; daughter, Nancy (Jay) Nobles of Florence, SC; brother, Neal McColskey of Greenville, SC; sister, Jewell Green of Whiteville, NC; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 21 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Mike McLemore officiating. The burial will follow in the Jackson Memorial Park with Kyle Kasuba, Jeremy McColskey, Wesley Simonton, Tanner Thurmond, Aaron Anderson and Josh Harris honored as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Nov. 20 to Dec. 19, 2012