James “Jim” Lafayette Ivey

James “Jim” Lafayette Ivey

February 27, 2022, 92, Goldsboro –

James “Jim” Lafayette Ivey, 92 passed away February 27, 2022 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Franklin County, he was the son of the late Waverly Howard and Anna Stone Ivey and was married to the late Olga Murphy Ivey.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Dean Webb; brothers, Oliver Ivey, Waverly Ivey, Bernard Ivey, and Graham Ivey; sisters, Margaret Harris, Joyce Swain, and Ruth Mobley.

He is survived by his daughters, Dawn d’Hemecourt (Kerry) and Delle Ivey (Mark Lloyd); grandchildren, Amelia Craps (Stacey) and Dustin d’Hemecourt (Cristina Bradley); great-grandchildren, Kailey d’Hemecourt, Logan d’Hemecourt, Mason Craps, Bryce Craps, and Trevor Craps.

Jim served his country in the United States Air Force from 1950 – 1954. He worked for Carolina Telephone in Louisburg and the North Carolina Utilities Commission in Raleigh until he retired to Goldsboro in 1996.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Seymour Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be mailed to Pets At The Shelter, 1600 Clingman St, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.