HIGH POINT — On the morning of Feb. 9, 2013, at Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, Jimmy Clifton Prince, 72, of High Point, gave up his diseased earthly body and claimed his pain-free Heavenly body.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Green Street Baptist Church, 303 Rotary Drive in High Point. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville.
He was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Loris, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Brookie Williams Prince and Clifton Hartwell Prince.
He leaves behind his wife of 52 years, Shirley Reaves Prince; two sons, Jeff Prince and wife Karon of Lumberton, and Martin Scott Prince of Lexington; a grandson, Colin Trent Prince; a honorary granddaughter, Relynne Wolf of Atkinson; a sister, Annie Pearl Brown of Thomasville; and a brother, Harold Prince of Thomasville.
Prince was a member of Green Street Baptist Church in High Point and enjoyed the fellowship and spiritual guidance of the John Riggs Connections Class. He was founder and owner of Prince Industries until his retirement in 2011. Previous employments included Reaves Silver Service, University of Virginia Medical Center Radiology Department, Spencer Parlier Bros. & Thomasville Furniture. Although his interests were many, he especially enjoyed water sports. But, most of all, he enjoyed making people laugh.
The family visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Cumby Family Funeral Services, 1015 Eastchester Drive in High Point.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington N.C., 27292, or to a mission fund for the deaf: Potter/Peyton Mission Fund, c/o Alicia Griffin, NCBCD Treasury, 2600-D Pennoak Way, Greensboro, N.C., 27407.
Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com
Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.