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Jessie Hamby, 83 - Travelers Rest

Jessie J. Hamby, 83, of Travelers Rest, husband of Ruby Hamby, died Monday July 3, 2017.

Born in Monroe County, TN, he was a son of the late Edgar and Lillie Hamby.

Jessie was of the Baptist faith. He worked for Furman University golf course for 30 years as the greenskeeper. Jessie was a fox hunter and a solid outdoorsman.

In addition to his loving wife of 62 years, he is survived by two children, Rickey Hamby (Joye) and Debbie Terrell (Jimmy); four grandchildren, Robbie Hamby (Ashley), Eric Terrell (Jennifer), Jessie Mawyer (Justin), and Adam Hamby; five great grandchildren, Austyn Hamby, Jordyn Hamby, Addison Terrell, Cheyenne Mawyer, and Bryson Terrell; two sisters, Laura Ramsey and Christine Devine; two brothers, Haley Hamby and Ivan Hamby; and a special cousin, Bernice McLemore.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mac, JB, and Millard Hamby.

A visitation will be held Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest with the service to follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. Burial will be held in Coleman Memorial Park.

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