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1953 James 2020

James Edward "Jimmy" Wynee

January 18, 1953 — April 26, 2020

James Edward Wynne “Jimmy” died at his residence on April 26, 2020 in Durham, NC at the age of 67.

Jimmy is survived by his loving daughter Chanda Wynne of Carolina Beach and his brother and sister in law Lenwood E. Dennis and Carolyn Dennis of Greensboro, NC. Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents James E. Wynne Sr. and Frances (Inez) Wynne of Durham. He was born on January 18th 1953 in Durham to James and Inez Wynne. He graduated from Southern High School in 1971. Jimmy began working for Pepsi as a delivery driver. Over time he took a job at the American Tobacco Company where he met many lifelong friends. His daughter describes him as a friendly, funny and caring man who never met a stranger.

Jimmy was a witty individual who loved all sports especially The North Carolina Tarheels. He was also a pretty good baseball player in his youth. He had good eye hand coordination as he was the first or second ranked player in the county with the highest batting average each year of high school. He love to take his daughter out to the old Durham Bulls ballpark to watch a game. He was an active and dedicated member of Lowes Grove Baptist Church for most of his life.

A private graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday at Lowes Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Woody Freeze will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lowes Grove Baptist Church located at 4430 S Alston Ave. Durham, NC 27713.

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