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1928 James 2022

James Louie "Jim" Cartee

November 30, 1928 — October 11, 2022

Easley

 

Jim Cartee

Easley, SC

 

James Louie Cartee (Jim), 93, of Easley, SC, passed away peacefully

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, in Cumming, GA. Jim was born November 30,

1928, in Liberty, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph

Walker Cartee and Nicie Nell Gantt Cartee, and his brothers, Roy Cartee,

Billy Cartee, Grady Cartee, Lloyd Cartee; and his sisters, Louise Smith &

Nell Jean Burns.

 

Jim is survived by his children: Ray Cartee of Cumming, GA, Susan Cartee

Thornton (AL) of Cumming, GA, and James (JimBo) L. Cartee Jr. (Diana) of

Franklin, TN. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Dr. Madison Rae

Erickson, James L. Cartee III (Lisa), and Allison Leigh Mills (Bryan). Finally,

he is survived by five great-grandchildren: Ayden Avery Mills, Brogan Lyle

Mills, Maebel Rae Lanier, Annabelle Merci Cartee, and James Louie Cartee

IV (Jace).

 

Jim graduated from Easley High School, Easley, SC. Four years after

graduating high school, he began his 64-year marriage in Greenville, SC,

following a four-year, long-distance courtship with Annie Dorothy (Dot)

Hall. After six additional years that included a 2-year stint in the US

Army, Jim, an expecting Dot (Susan), and JimBo (first born) moved to

Clemson, SC, in order for Jim to begin college. After college graduation,

Jim took a job with Shell Oil Company, and they moved their young family

to Atlanta, GA. In Atlanta their family grew to three children with the birth

of Ray. In 1966 the family moved to Knoxville, TN, where they lived for 33

years. With the children grown and Jim retired, Jim and Dot made their

last move in 1999 to within a few miles of where they began their married

life.

 

Jim’s interests included Clemson University Football, golf, bridge, family

vacations to Fripp Island, hunting, fishing, boating, and traveling. Jim was

a regular attendee of First Baptist Church of Easley, SC. Jim was a member

of IPTAY/Clemson and an active member of the Hejaz Shriners. Jim was a

devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend.

 

Visitation will be from 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Robinson Funeral Home, Easley, SC. Services will follow at 1:00 PM, in the funeral home chapel with interment immediately following in Westview Cemetery, Liberty, SC.

 

Charitable contributions: Hejaz Shriners - PO Box 3668, Greenville, SC,

29608 *Please note “in memory of James L Cartee”, so that we will be

notified.

 

Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory-Downtown, Easley.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, October 15, 2022

11:30am - 12:45pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Saturday, October 15, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Westview Cemetery, Liberty

401 Old Norris Rd, Liberty, SC 29657

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