James Amick

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LEXINGTON — James Edward Amick, 69, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his residence.

Born on October 20, 1948 in Chapin, he was a son of the late Ansel O. and Lillian Shealy Amick. He was a machinist for 45 years with Harsco Rail and was a member of Laurel Baptist of West Columbia. Mr. Amick had served in the S.C. National Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marsha Snipes Amick; a son, Corey Amick of Lexington; a daughter, Kelly A. Bullard of Lexington; sisters, Evelyn A. Harmon, Doris A. White and Betty A. Hyler all of Prosperity and Barbara A. Chapman of Chapin; brothers, Donald R. Amick and Carroll M. Amick both of Prosperity; a granddaughter, Rylee D. Bullard. He was predeceased by a brother, Harvey O. Amick.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Laurel Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Laurel Baptist Church, 2250 Pine Street, West Columbia, SC 29170.

Active pallbearers were Terry Snipes, Wayne Ellisor, Al Goodwin, Tim Harmon, Stacey Amick, Kevin Chapman, Ricky Sexton and Bryan Amick.

Honorary pallbearers were nieces and nephews and all current and former employees of Harsco Rail Machine Shop.

A note of remembrance may be written to the family at

McSwain-Evans Funeral Home, Inc.

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Published in The Newberry Observer from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2018