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35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
Fax: (828) 396-4055
Jimmy Starnes

Jimmy Ray Starnes

Saturday, May 3rd, 1941 - Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Jimmy R. Starnes, age 78, of Granite Falls, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Valley Nursing Center in Taylorsville. He was born May 3, 1941, son of the late Ray and Edith Sims Starnes.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his grandson Ray Starnes.

Jim was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Wava Ann Hubbard Starnes and daughter Gina Starnes of the home; two sons, Jimmy (Megan) Starnes of Granite Falls, and Todd (Holly) Starnes of Granite Falls; two brothers, Jerry Richard Starnes of Granite Falls, Larry “Dude” (Fran) Starnes of Granite Falls; one granddaughter Emmelin Starnes, two grandsons Gavin Starnes and Easton Starnes.

Considering the restrictions with COVID-19, the family will have a gravesite service for immediate family at 11:00 A.M., Friday, March 27, 2020 at Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Gordan West and Rev. Don Ingle officiating. The family wishes to express their love for each friend and family member and would instead of your attendance accept phone calls, texts, cards and personal visits.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Building Fund at 1880 Dudley Shoals Rd. Granite Falls, NC 28639

Mackie-Whisenant Funeral Home is serving the family.
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  • Service

    Friday, March 27th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, March 27th, 2020 11:00am
    Dudley Shoals Baptist Church
    1882 Dudley Shoals Road
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    Rev. Gordon West
  • Interment

    Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery
    granite falls, NC 28630


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Danny Link

Posted at 06:28pm
He was a good friend and bowhunter.He will be missed by many.
Danny Link

David Reid

Posted at 10:24am
I am sorry to hear about Jim. He was always a very nice and generous person. I knew him through school and community.
David Reid

Nancy Prushinski Posted at 04:05pm

Gina and Mrs. Starnes, please know that I am thinking of you both during this difficult time. Remembering you fondly, Nancy Prushinski

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