James Strawhorn

Honea Path – James William Strawhorn, 96, husband of Dorothy Eileen Kirby Strawhorn, of Princeton Hwy, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.


Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Milton Golden and Effie Deliah Roper Strawhorn. He was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He worked at Riegel Textiles for 30 years, and then at Bi-Lo for 15 years.

Surviving in addition to his loving wife of 68 years of the home are: two sons, Jim (Betty) Strawhorn of Harrisonburg VA and Tom (Cathy) Strawhorn of Waterloo; two daughters, Wanda Strawhorn of Laurens and Sharon Strawhorn of the home; a sister, Sarah Davis of Clemson; six grandchildren, Sarah Bailey, Rachael Defoor, Ali Keesee, Brett Strawhorn, Tray Strawhorn, and Gracie Waldun; and seven great-grandchildren.

Mr. Strawhorn was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Tom Strawhorn; and three sisters, Ida McCoy, Margaret Medlock, and Myra Smith

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Columbia Baptist Church with Rev. Todd Fletcher officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home and will receive friends from 1-2 P.M. Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to The Lottie Moon Christmas Fund for 2022, c/o Columbia Baptist Church, 11321 Augusta Road, Honea Path, SC 29654. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
  • Time: 2 P.M.
  • Place: Columbia Baptist Church
  • Cemetery: Greenville Memorial Gardens
  • Visitation: 1-2 P.M. Saturday at the church prior to the service
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