Jeffery Ronald James
August 12, 1957 - March 2, 2022


Jeffery Ronald James, of Carolina Beach, passed away peacefully at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on March 2, 2022. His former wife and long time partner, Susan Logan was at his side. Jeff is survived by his son, Jim McKinley James (Patty) and granddaughter, Jessie. Brother, Donald James. Sister, Marsha Taylor and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Jeffery in death was his mother, Christina James, father, Buncie James, brother, Joe James and his sister, Rosemary Crocker.

Jeff has a heart and soul for Carolina Beach. A true native with a love for the water, Jeff had his Captain’s license and could often be found fishing, shrimping or simply exploring the waterways. An avid surfer, Jeff loved to travel looking for the perfect wave. Electrician by trade, he owned Pleasure Island Electric and serviced many homes and businesses on the Island.

Jeff had a huge heart and lived a full life. His granddaughter, Jessie, was the light of his life and he was always thrilled to see her. Family and fun were his priorities and he made sure they were right at the top. He was so loved and will be so missed.

A gathering to celebrate Jeff’s life will be announced at a later date.


  • Timothy Duncan Posted March 4, 2022 8:38 am

    Condolences! I will always cherish the memories I have of Jeff!

  • Teresa clontz Posted March 5, 2022 6:27 pm

    Rest in Peace. I will always remember his big beautiful smile.

  • Jamie Becker Posted March 14, 2022 9:30 am

    Memorial service for Jeff will be Sunday March 20, 2022 at 2pm at Federal Point Cemetery followed by a gathering at Ocean Grill Tiki bar at 3pm.

  • Cindy and Brad Shoaf Posted March 22, 2022 12:21 pm

    We are sad to hear of Jeff’s passing , Jeff had a great heart and loved everyone. We will forever remember him and all the good times we shared . God bless the family in this time of loss .

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