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James Bryan "Jimmy" Meece


Last updated 12/2/2013 at 9:39am

James Bryan “Jimmy” Meece, 45, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

He was a son of Luther Edward and Marilyn L “Tootsie” Mason Meece.

He was a loving husband and a devoted father of four and was “Poppy” to eight beautiful granddaughters. He left a piece of himself with everyone he met and was known as “Uncle Daddy” to many.

He volunteered as a coach for the Rosman Youth Football team for many years and coached girl’s softball in Transylvania County and coached “T-Ball” for his granddaughter’s teams. He had a great love for music and was an exceptional artist.

A dream came true for him, “One more game with Coach Fox,” he was able to be the starting left tackle for the Rosman vs. Brevard Alumni Football game in 2013.

A “gentle giant” he opened his home to everyone.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kim Meece; one son, Cory James Meece and wife, Savannah, of Rosman; daughters, Christina Meece Landers and husband, Matthew, of Rosman, Cayla Meece Fowler and husband, Taylor, of Penrose, Kelsey Brooke Meece and finance, Cody Henson, of Rosman; brothers, Edward Lee Meece and wife, Ginny, of Penrose, Gunnery Sergeant Jeff “Booger” Meece and wife, Cassie, of Cherry Point, N.C .; uncle, Jeff Mason and wife, Michelle, of Brevard; granddaughters, Addy, Anzley, Annamarie, Jamielynn, Lexi, Allee, Elissa, and Marlie.

A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at the Lake Toxaway Community Center.

Online condolences may be left at http://www.moodycon

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of the arrangements.


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