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
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Penny Rivenbark lit a candle on Jul 12 2018 09:34:37 AM
I fondly remember James and the entire Garvey family when we, also, lived in Harrells and attended Church together. He was, indeed, a kind person with a great family. I extend to his family and friends, my prayers for God to give you the strength and blessings you need in the days ahead.
Submitted by Malcolm Johnson, Atlanta Ga on Jul 12 2018 08:55:45 AM
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Leon and Kathy McMillan lit a candle on Jul 11 2018 11:21:18 PM
Sue, Amy and family, you are all in our prayers that the Lord will bless you with a peace that passeth all understanding. We love you!❤️🙏
Submitted by Leon and Kathy McMillan on Jul 11 2018 11:19:59 PM
jB will be missed but not forgotten we will all meet again in that great big family reunion in heaven there are more of our family there than here heaven is getting a great man keeping the family in my prayers
Submitted by Jerry sauls on Jul 11 2018 10:34:14 PM
Amy and family were so sorry for the loss of your dad. He was always a kind man . I know the loss is great but I'm happy to know he's in heaven with Joy and we'll see him again one day. Continued prayers for your family.
Submitted by Lynn and jenny cowan on Jul 11 2018 10:00:34 PM
Jb was always a very kind and caring man. Prayers to you all.
Submitted by Charlene ladner on Jul 11 2018 09:23:42 PM
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