On the morning of February 9th, 2013, at Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, Jimmy Clifton Prince, 72, of High Point NC, gave up his diseased earthly body and claimed his pain-free Heavenly body. He was born August 9, 1940 in Loris, South Carolina. 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 his wife Karon, of Lumberton NC and Martin Scott Prince, of Lexington NC; grandson Colin Trent Prince and honorary granddaughter Relynne Wolf, of Atkinson NC. He is also survived by a sister, Annie Pearl Brown and a brother, Harold Prince, both of Thomasville NC.
Mr. 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.
Family Visitation is scheduled for Monday, February 11, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Cumby Family Funeral Services, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point NC. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 12, 2:00 p.m. at Green Street Baptist Church, 303 Rotary Drive, High Point NC. Burial will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington NC 27292 or to a mission fund for the deaf: Potter/Peyton Mission Fund, c/o Alicia Griffin, NCBCD Treas., 2600-D Pennoak Way, Greensboro NC 27407.