July 27, 1957 – May 13, 2021
James "Jimmy" Downs age 63 a resident of 395 Clark Road, Vanceboro, NC and formerly of Pensacola, Florida died Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center.
Jimmy was born July 7, 1957 to the late James Oliver Downs and Phyllis Charlene Downs in Pensacola, Florida. He spent his where his adolescence and teenage years in Escambia County and after graduating from Tate High School in Cantonment, Florid, the Army whisked him away to Hamburg, Germany in 1977 for a Basic Leadership Course.
He completed an apprenticeship as a Machinist under the sponsorship of the Navy and obtained an Associates of Science degree in Metal/Machine work from Pensacola Junior College in 1986. Jimmy also received a certification in the technological field from Craven Community College.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Vanceboro Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. / Washington Funeral and Cremation.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. / Washington Funeral & Cremation of Washington are serving the Downs family.
Wednesday, May 19
Vanceboro, North Carolina 28586