Mecum Sr., James Leight October 25, 1930 - June 14, 2019 James Leight Mecum, Sr., 88, of Walkertown, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019. He was born in Forsyth County to James M. Mecum and Birchie Leight Mecum. He graduated from Hanes High School and retired from Western Electric in 1985. Jim was an active member of Love's United Methodist Church until his health declined. He was involved in the Walkertown Civic Club and Walkertown Lions Club for many years. Jim was preceded in death by his wife Anne. He is survived by his sons, James L. Mecum, Jr and David Mecum (Susan); granddaughters Amy Taylor (Keith), Ashley Manley (JD), Emily Bell (Eli), and Katie Schmidt (Michael); great-grandchildren Matthew, Kaylee, Austin, Ethan and Harry. A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:00 am in the cemetery of Love's United Methodist Church. The family will visit with friends in the fellowship hall at Love's one hour prior to the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Love's United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to Salem Funeral & Cremation Service 120 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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