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1943 James 2019

James Elbert "Jimmy" Danford

January 19, 1943 — November 19, 2019

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

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mercer Family Cemetery

Midway Rd SE, NC 28422

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Graveside Service

Saturday, December 7, 2019

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