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
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
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
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