James Lee "Jim" McGuirtOctober 8, 1953 ~ November 15, 2017 (age 64)
Mr. James L. “Jim” McGuirt, 64, of 307 Fox Lake Drive, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017 with his loving family by his side.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Salemburg Baptist Church, 300 NE Main Street with Rev. Brenten McGuirt and Pastor John Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.
Born on October 8, 1953, Jim was the son of the late Wilson Thomas and Ina Williams McGuirt. He was a graduate of Campbell College and a Sales Representative for Monroe Hardware Co. for forty-two years. He was owner of Royal Trustworthy Hardware of Salemburg for twenty-one years and part-owner of Sampson Farmers Hardware of Clinton. Jim served as President of Clinton and Lumberton Lions Club for three years. He was a member of Sampson Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees and served as Chairman on the Board of Sampson County Department of Social Services and Asst. Scout Master of Troops 277 and 27. He also served as an Elder and Deacon of Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church and was currently a Deacon of Salemburg Baptist Church, where he and his wife were members. Jim was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, who loved his family, friends and church. Jim’s life verse was Ephesians 2: 8-10, “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them." Jim is survived by his wife of forty years, Pamela Robinson McGuirt; three sons: Brenten James McGuirt (Dana), Jared Thomas McGuirt (Brooke), and Jason Charles McGuirt (Brittany); two brothers: William Frederick McGuirt (Kay) and Thomas McGuirt (Vicki). Jim was also blessed with seven grandchildren: Rachel, Rebekah, Bethany, Aletheia, Inman, Maisie, Saylor and another granddaughter expected to arrive in 2018.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 18 from 6-8 pm at Royal-Hall Funeral Home; and other times at their home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the James L. McGuirt Endowment Scholarship, which provides a college scholarship to a member of the Clinton High School Football Team, by mailing to: Pam McGuirt at 307 Fox Lake Dr., Clinton, NC 28328.
Royal-Hall is honored to serve the McGuirt Family.