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James "Jimmy" Floors

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James "Jimmy" Floors


James "Jimmy" Floors, 82, of Smithfield passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. He was born in Johnston County on January 25, 1936 to the late Dred Etheldred Floors and Bessie Tart Floors. He was preceded in death by his parents, a five year old sister, Frances and brother, Ray Floors.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home and Cremations in Princeton with the Reverend Lee Colbert officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday evening, October 18, 2018 also at Casey Funeral Home and Cremations.

Mr. Floors was a graduate of Princeton High School's Class of 1954. After graduation he attended East Carolina University. He then entered the Army and was stationed in Germany where he met his wife. After the military he went to Atlantic Christian College (Now Barton College) where he graduated. He worked briefly as an accountant but decided to go to law school. He graduated from Wake Forest School of Law in 1971. He was Assistant District Attorney before opening his private law practice. He was a past member of the NC Bar Association and past vice-president of Johnston County Bar Association.

He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Kitty Floors of Smithfield; daughters, Debbie Floors of Princeton, and Melanie Floors Proctor and husband, Rick of Clayton; grandson, Jamey Proctor.

Although flowers are welcome, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the SECU Hospice House at 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577 or to the Johnston County Animal Protection League, PO Box 607, Smithfield, NC 27577.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.caseyfh.com.
Published in The News & Observer on Oct. 18, 2018
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