James “Heavy” Lipscomb, 79, of 220 Vernie Road, entered eternal rest on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Brookview HealthCare Center.
Husband of Annie Love Dillard Lipscomb, he was born in Cherokee County and was the son of the late Jimmie D. and Pernilla Wilson Lipscomb. He was a member of Island Creek Baptist Church and retired from Brown Packing Co.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Verna Mae Arrowood, Hubert Lipscomb, Corine Bunkley and John Lipscomb.
Surviving are his wife, Annie Lipscomb of the home; four sons, James Edward Lipscomb, Roger Byers, Craig Littlejohn and Telly Littlejohn, all of Gaffney; a daughter, Angela Wright (Owen) of Bowie, Md.; nine grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 14, from 7-8 p.m. at The Gilmore Mortuary.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 15, at 1 p.m. in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Timothy L. Hunter officiating. Interment will be in Dillard Memorial Gardens.