James Beauford

James 'Jim Bob' M. Beauford

October 10th, 1952 - October 26th, 2020
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James ‘Jim Bob’ Beauford, 68, of Greenwood, husband of Karen Smith Beauford, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at his home. He was born in Abbeville to Billie Jean Todd and the late James A. Beauford.

Jim Bob attended Abbeville High School and retired from the former Pirelli Cable. He was a faithful member of South Side Baptist Church where he previously served as a deacon.

In addition to his father, Jim Bob was preceded in death by a son, Josh Beauford.

He is survived by his wife, Karen, of the home; two sons, Jamie Beauford (Shannon) of Abbeville and Rev. Jeremy Beauford (Holly) of Saluda; his mother, Billie Jean, of Abbeville; two brothers, Randy Beauford and Glenn Beauford (Hope); a sister, Mary Gilmer; five grandchildren, Jessica Wilson (Drayton), James Trace Beauford, III, Lily Beauford, Hayden Beauford, and Kate Beauford; and two great-grandchildren, Waylon and Elena Wilson.

A service to celebrate Jim Bob’s life will be 5:00PM, Friday, October 30, 2020 in the Harris Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl Hartley officiating. A private family graveside will be held in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials, in memory of Jim Bob, are sent to the Alzheimer’s Association – SC Chapter, 901 South Pain St. – Lower Level, Spartanburg, SC 29302 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.

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Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Beauford family.

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    October 30th, 2020 |
    October 30th, 2020
    Harris Funeral Home, Abbeville Chapel


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Posted at 12:00am
D. ear All,     I just learned of Jimmy's passing today, November 7th. My love and prayers go out to each and every one of you. He was a fine man. It is amazing how much all of the brothers and sons look so much alike. The video was wonderful. I miss you all. Harby

Mary & Bobby R Revels

Posted at 12:00am
We are so sorry for your loss.

Allyson McKittrick

Posted at 12:00am
Praying for you all

Becky/JW Timms

Posted at 12:00am
Our sincere condolences to The Beauford Family during this difficult time. Jeremy, so sorry to learn of the passing of your precious Daddy. Praise God his soul is with the Lord. It gives comfort to know you will see him again. Becky & JW Timms - Ninety Six

Margaret Wood

Posted at 12:00am
My brothers and I grew up with Jimmy and his family. We loved him as family. Sending prayers for peace and comfort

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