Jimmie Vann, 79, of Abbeville, SC, husband of Nancy Virginia ‘Ginny’ McCurry Vann, died Saturday, December 4, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Graceville, FL to the late Porter Vann and Josie Cobb Vann.
Employed by the Bay School System in Panama City, Florida, Jimmie retired after many years of service as an electrician. He was a talented craftsman, taking great pride in his woodworking ability. Jimmie completely furnished their home with beautiful handcrafted furniture. He was an outdoorsman spending many happy hours hunting, fishing and camping. Jimmie was a member of the Abbeville Congregational Holiness Church. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren, who were the lights of his life.
In addition to his parents, Jimmie was preceded in death by eight brothers, Ralph, Foy, Leroy, David, Raymond, Bill, Floyd and Robert Vann; a sister, Emma Vann Hinson.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Ginny, of the home; two sons, Chuck Nash (Dana) of Abbeville, SC and J.R. Vann (Kayla) of Grand Island, Nebraska; daughter, Hope Lewis of Greenwood, SC; two grandchildren, Katie Lee Nash and Griffin Lewis; and a sister, Doris Vann Williams (Ron) of Bonifay, Florida.
Graveside services will be 2:00PM, Saturday, December 11, 2021, in Long Cane Cemetery with Rev. Louie Murray and Rev. David Robinson officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside and masks are required.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Jimmie, may be sent to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Vann family.