James Curtis  McNease, Jr.
James Curtis McNease, Jr.

January 7, 1946 - September 15, 2018
Born in Ware County, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mr. James Curtis McNease, Jr., 72, affectionately known as “Fred”, died Saturday (September 15, 2018) at his residence.

He was born January 7, 1946 on U.S. Hwy 1 at General Patton’s Service Station in Ware County to the late James C. McNease, Sr. and Lola Davis McNease. Mr. McNease graduated from Ware County High School in 1964. In 2006, he retired from CSX Railroad as a blacksmith/boilermaker after 41 years. Many will remember him coaching basketball for the Waresboro Martins. He was the boys’ head coach, girls’ assistant coach, and assistant coach of the All-Star team. Mr. McNease also served on the Waycross Police Reserve many years ago.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Ruth Carter McNease; two children, Pamela Yarbrough (Tony) and Travis McNease (Lori); two grandchildren, Matthew Barnhill and Casandra “Cassie” McNease; two great grandchildren, Nathan Barnhill and Alexa James; two brothers, James R. McNease and Warren McNease; two nieces, Deena Boyd and Keena White; and two nephews, Robbie McNease and Mark McNease.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday (September 18, 2018) at Oakland Cemetery.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.




Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:00 AM