James Metcalf Obituary

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James Robert Metcalf

January 21, 1930 - June 18, 2014
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Jim was a devote husband, father and grandfather. As a dedicated Christian, he served Okolona Presbyterian Church as an Elder and adult Sunday school teacher. During the Korean War conflict, he served 4 years in the U.S. Navy that included voyages to the Mediterranean and Caribbean Sea, Greenland and Cuba. He retired from E.I. DuPont after 35 years where he was an Engineering Department estimator.

Jim’s life centered around family and athletics. A star football and baseball player in high school, he also coached boy’s youth Little League, Optimist football and basketball and girl’s softball. He was an avid U of L Cardinal fan and frequently attended their football and basketball games both home and away.

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