Mr. James Edward Sumpter (Jimmy) was born May 22, 1958 to Mrs. Edith Pino Sumpter and Willie James Sumpter in Conway, SC

He attended Horry County Public Schools and was a graduate of the class of 1976 of Conway High School. He attended Gardner ­Webb University on a four year scholarship. James served in the United States Army and he also coached for the summer basketball camp for the youth. Jimmy was a devoted family man, who loved his grandchildren and he loved to dance! He was always cracking jokes and giving helpful advice. He took a lot of pride in his appearance and was the life of the party.

He entered eternal rest of Saturday August 31, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Debra Ann Sumpter and one sister in law, Paula D. Hills. He leaves to cherish his loving memories; his mother, Edith P. Sumpter, his father Willie James Sumpter, his six daughter, LaQuantra Moses, LaTonya Moses, Tocarro Sumpter, Aneeka Sumpter, Serita Sumpter and Shakeia Wallace, four sons; Bryant Moses, Ryan Sumpter, James Sumpter and Janarro Sumpter. Two brothers; Willie Edward and Scottie Lamar Sumpter, one sister; Edith P. Robinson (Mike) a very special friend; Minnie Elmore, Two aunts; Lydell (Lloyd) Sherman, Linda Sherman and one uncle; Wendell Pino; twenty-seven grandkids and a host of loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, September 9, 2019 at Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church, 8200 US-701, Conway, SC 29527 in the Bucksport Community.  The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.  Ocean View Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is assisting the Sumpter Family.


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