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James “Jim” William Shirley

September 09, 1949 ~ December 13, 2022

We regretfully announce the passing of James “Jim” William Shirley, age 73, of Hutchinson Island, FL who passed away with his wife by his side and surrounded by loved ones on December 13, 2022. Jim had a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and is finally at rest. 

Jim was born in Fort Benning, GA in 1949 and was a resident of Charlotte, NC for 54 years. Jim was a director of physical distribution for various companies including; Minnesota Fabrics, Northwest Fabrics & Crafts, Pass & Seymour, and Converse. He taught business logistics at Central Piedmont Community College. 

Jim was a hard-working, honest and loving man of integrity, who loved and provided for his family. He enjoyed spending time fishing, golfing and surfing. 

He is survived by his loving wife of forty-nine years;  Margaret “Peggy” Lee; Devoted sister-in-law: Jane Lee; His children: Lisa (John) Alford, Michael (Stephanie) Shirley, Amanda (Quintynn) Botha. Grandchildren: Elise, Finn, Jake, and Annabelle.  Siblings: Pam (Dan) Asmus , Jack Shirley, and Susan (Rob) Triana. His constant canine companion, Brenna.  Jim was predeceased by his parents James Ernest Shirley and Verla Marie Torre, brothers Billy and Ted.

A celebration of life will take place in the spring in Charlotte, NC (details to follow). We do appreciate your love and support.

In lieu of flowers please consider a gift to: Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation :, 1201 S.E. Indian St. Stuart, FL 34997

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race…”     – 2 Timothy 4



Donald and Alana Ogilvie

December 15, 2022, 8:08 pm

Our hearts are saddened. We will miss Jim dearly. We are so glad he was a part of our lives.

Deborah McCray

December 15, 2022, 8:16 pm

You don’t meet people by accident
There’s always reason. A lesson or a blessing. -unknown author

I will miss buddy. Thank you sharing your life time stories with me. Rest my buddy rest.

Mariann Ingenito

December 15, 2022, 8:48 pm

There are so many memories to share. Such a happy life. The best one is you and my brother “walking” on water to get away from a shark when we were on vacation. We shared our birthdays, Christmas’s, the beach and you shared your awesome children with me. I love you and hope you have a special cloud to sit on and wet your fishing line. Rest in peace and know you have touched the life of so many people

BB Morrison

December 15, 2022, 9:05 pm

Peggy and family, I’m sorry to hear of Jimmy passing. He was a good man, husband, father and uncle to my children. Praying peace and comfort for your family during the days ahead and especially here at the holidays.
Barbara Bunker Morrison

Pam Shue

December 15, 2022, 9:06 pm

My sincere and deepest condolences to Jim’s loved ones. What a blessing he was to all of us.

Keith $ Terry Ullrich

December 15, 2022, 9:09 pm

Thank you Jim by being a part of our lives. We have enjoyed being with you and members of your family.
You will be missed every day.
You are quite a man of many accomplishments, I believe that you will now be welcomed with open arms by our Heavenly Father…
Hope to meet you again down the road…

Jay & Louise Johnson

December 15, 2022, 9:50 pm

What a great man. God’s blessing for the family. Jim is at peace and watching over his family again.

Albert and Vickie Burns

December 15, 2022, 10:23 pm

What a blessing it has been to know you and Jim. I’m so glad that you got to enjoy life together at least up until a few years ago. Such sweet loving souls with many wonderful memories to cherish. Hope you will let us know when his service will be in Charlotte, NC. Love to you and the family. Albert and Vickie

Mark McDowell

December 15, 2022, 11:18 pm

Heaven is going to be a better place now with my lifetime friend there now. All our hearts are saddened with this news of Jim’s passing. The whole Shirley family are in my heart and prayers. Oh what a friend we have in Jesus and oh what a friend I have in Jim!

Michele and Jack Reynolds

December 15, 2022, 11:52 pm

Jim, you fought the good fight and every day was a victory. You showed us all what stength and courage really is. Your family and friends were right by your side during every win .
They helped you rise above it all.
You have earned your place in the Lord’ s army.
You are a warrior.
Rest now with no pain,walk tall you have conquered the demon.
You have left a legacy for everyone to learn from and live by.
Love to all.
Michele and Jack

Debrah Carl

December 16, 2022, 12:19 am

I am so sorry for your loss. Much love to you all

Sharon Rosselot

December 18, 2022, 7:35 pm

Peggy, and family so very sorry for the loss of your dear Jim. It was my pleasure to have Jim Asa friend and my Boss At Northwest Fabricas
My God be with you at this time, always remember God’s Grace is sufficient at this time.

Randy Quiring

December 21, 2022, 1:13 am

Very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Jim was a good friend and business associate of ours as we were starting our trucking company. He gave as good advise as well as business opportunities during his time at Minnesota Fabrics in Charlotte. Great memories! Thanks Jim! Randy Quiring

Kathy (Olson) Johnson

March 13, 2023, 12:58 am

Peggy, my condolences to you and your family. It was a pleasure getting to know you and Jim during my time at Northwest Fabrics. Jim was a great man. May the many memories you created provide comfort to you during this difficult time.

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