James Francis Coffey

Published 11:29 am Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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James Francis Coffey, 37, of Winston Salem, died unexpectedly Nov. 14, 2020 at home with his best friend, his twin at his side.

Born June 10, 1983 in Catskill, N.Y., he was predeceased by his parents Michael and Ruth Coffey, by his older sister, Lynn Johnson, and his niece, Alexa Coffey.

Survivors: his twin brother John of the home; brothers, Brian Coffey of Advance, Michael Coffey of Albany, N.Y., and Joseph (Kate) Coffey of Albany;  sisters, Christine of Advance, Marie (Tim) Hippert of Winston-Salem, Nina (Bryon) Fingar of Garner; nieces and nephews, his pride and joy, Jacob, Jessica, Jennifer and Joseph Johnson of Advance, Lillian, Benjamin and Nicholas Fingar, Lucas Coffey and his great-nephew Mason Johnson.

A graduate of Empire State College, he was vice president of client affairs at Wells Fargo.  Although he had no children of his own, he was instrumental in raising his nieces and nephews after his sister’s passing.  He was generous to family, friends and coworkers. He was a Yankee fan, loved his fantasy football and sadly he loved the Miami Dolphins.

Memorials: C Coffey, 212 N. Forke Dr., Advance.

A visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 at St. Frances Assissi Catholic Church in Mocksville.  Burial followed at Rose Cemetery.  The Rev. Father Erik Kowalski will be officiating.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.