James Henry ‘Jim’ Spaugh
He was born Oct. 24, 1924 in Forsyth County, a son of the late Henry Harrison Spaugh and Minnie Eastern Spaugh. He was also preceded in death by: his wife of 62 years, Virginia Louise Spaugh; brothers, Arthur “Shorty”, Bud, Jasper, Troy and John; and sister, Marie Campbell.
He was an auto mechanic and worked at Horn Garage for 44 years, and at the Davie County Landfill for 20 years. He was a member of Bailey Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors: a son, J.D. Spaugh (Margaret) of Davidson County; daughters, Christine Diana Spaugh Burton (Keith) of Mocksville, Tina Guthrie (Scott) of Yadkinville, , Lynn Benfield (Larry) of Davidson County; brothers, Harrison Spaugh (Faye), Paul Spaugh (Buzz), all of Advance; sisters, Almile Sweat (Skip), Cleive Binkley of Mocksville; grandchildren, Michael Burton, Jimmy Spaugh (Shannon), Jonathan and Kenneth Jordan, Tiffany Hancock (Russell), Tina Riddle, Amanda Dyson; great-grandchildren, Kennedy Burton, Alyssa Brinkley, Zoey, Miley and Stryson Zamora, Riker and Paisley Faye Hancock, Kristyn, and Justin Spaugh, Samantha Hopson’ and numerous great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation was held from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 22 at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. Funeral service followed at noon in the Davie Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Rick Marson officiating. Burial was in the Bailey Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, or Bailey Chapel United Methodist Church.