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James Elbert "Jimmy" Danford

January 19, 1943 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 76)


James Elbert Danford, 76 of Sanford passed away Tuesday November 19, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday December 7, 2019 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Bolivia. Burial will follow in the Mercer Family Cemetery in Bolivia, NC.


Mr. Danford was born in New Hanover Co, son of the late Royal Elbert Danford and Sarah Lenorah Thorpe Danford. He was a retired truck driver and a Veteran of the US Navy.


Mr. Danford is survived by his daughters, Donna Danford of CO, Lisa Danford of PA and Jamie Cerda of TX; stepchildren, Eric Carnes (Lupe) of CA, Mark Danford of TN, Tracy Danford of TN; sisters, Sarah Knox (Warren) of Bolivia, NC and Sue D. Corbitt (Russell) of Sanford;13 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 


He was preceded in death by his son James L. “Bo” Danford of TX and his stepson Scott Carnes of FL.


Memorials can be made to Liberty Hospice, 1005 Carthage St Suite C, Sanford, NC 27330 or Bethel United Methodist Church, 3909 US-17 BUS, Bolivia, NC 28422.


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Memorial Service
December 7, 2019

2:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church
3909 US-17 BUS
Bolivia, NC 28422

Graveside Service
December 7, 2019

3:00 PM
Mercer Family Cemetery
Midway Road
Bolivia, NC 28422


Liberty Hospice
PO Box 66, Sanford NC 27331

Bethel United Methodist Church
3909 US-17 BUS, Bolivia NC 28422

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