Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James Carlton “Jim” Haddock, age 79, of Statesboro, GA, on Saturday, November 07, 2020, at Comfort Creek Nursing Center in Wadley. Memorial services will be private at a later date.
Jim was born on January 31, 1941 in Pitt County, North Carolina to the late Edward and Elizabeth Roach Haddock. He proudly served in the Air Force and retired after a distinguished career, and was employed as a small print manager with Lewis Lithographers for 20 years. A devoted family man and father; he had a passion for coaching youth soccer. He was instrumental in starting recreational youth soccer in Statesboro, and continued coaching even after his children became adults. He also spent many years volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. In his spare time he enjoyed travel, socializing over coffee, and expanding his music and book collection. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Jason Haddock.
Survivors include sons, Scott Haddock (Jorjia) of Frankfort, IN, Matt Haddock (Niki) of Portal, and Mark Haddock (Donna) of Swainsboro; sister, Ida Haddock of VA; brother, Dawson Haddock of NC; grandchildren, Brandon Haddock, Ryan Haddock, Nick Haddock, Reese Haddock, Kyle Haddock, Zachary Brinson, and Tyler Brinson; two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3120 Raymond Drive, Atlanta, GA 30340.
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.