Obituary for James "Jim" Shropshire Jr.
Mr. James “Jimmy” Russell Shropshire, Jr., 69, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Spring Arbor of Albemarle.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Midland, officiated by Jeremy Brackett. The family will greet friends following the service, where light refreshments will be served.
Jimmy was born on July 25, 1948 in Concord to Mary Patterson Shropshire and the late James R. Shropshire, Sr. and. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Eddie Shropshire.
Jimmy is a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served in Vietnam. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Jimmy also loved to play golf and go fishing with friends.
He is survived by his wife, Judy A. Shropshire; sons, Rusty Shropshire and wife, Jaime, David Shropshire and wife, Rhiannon, Marc Shropshire and wife, Kelly; mother, Mary Patterson Shropshire; sister, Jo Ann Bratton and husband, Eric; grandchildren, Colby, Loryn, Ernest, Winnie, Saylor, Amelia, and Camden Shropshire.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road #250, Charlotte, NC 28209 or to Bethel United Methodist Church, 12700 Idlebrook Road, Midland, NC 28107.
On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Shropshire family.