Saturday, April 16, 1932 - Sunday, April 2, 2017
Mr. James S. Metcalf went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at his home after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Bay Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the church on Monday beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until service time.
Mr. Metcalf was born to the late Willie Pitt and Frances Sorrells Metcalf. He was a dedicated servant of Christ and a proud veteran of the United States Navy. James enjoyed beekeeping, woodworking and was an avid Alabama fan. He was a loving father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Patricia Ann Metcalf of Dothan preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons: Mickey Metcalf (Vicki), Cottonwood and Jody Metcalf (Susan), Dothan; his grandchildren: Daniel Metcalf (Kathy), Deana Pullman (Billy), Salena Metcalf (Todd), Ashley Phillips (Anna Kate) and Blake Metcalf (Megan); several great-grandchildren; six sisters: Willie Dell Savelle, Atlanta, GA, Catherine Singletary, Slocomb, Nell Williams, Dothan, Hatti Jackola, Virginia, Martha Cox, Winter Haven, FL and Patsy Metcalf, Winter Haven, FL; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.
The family wishes to send a heartfelt thanks to everyone for their visits, calls, food, prayers and concerns during his illness.