James Bryant  "J.B." Garvey

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James Bryant Garvey, age 78, also know as J.B., passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

He was born on January 11, 1940 in Duplin County to Raymond Allen and Katie Florence Autry Garvey. He was also preceeded in death by his daughter Margaret Susan “Joy” Garvey and sister Mary Ann Morrell.

Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Margaret Sue Garvey of Harrells, his son Wayne Garvey of Wallace, his daughter Amy Benton and husband Alan; two granddaughters Kristina and Kaitlyn Benton all of Watha, brother Edward Earl Garvey of Pfafftown, and sister Eva Mae Smith of Bolivia.

J.B. was a retired cement truck driver for S & W Concrete. He held various jobs over the years but his love was for floor work. He learned hardwood floor sanding from his father at the age of 12 and spent many years taking pride in his various projects. J.B. enjoyed the simple things in life and talking to people. He loved his family and was known to his grandkids as “ Goggy.” J.B. will surely be missed but cherished memories will forever live in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home of Wallace.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Garland Cemetery with Pastor Leo Bracken officiating.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Wallace. 910-285-4005