Coy James  McCants, Jr.
Coy James "Jimmy" McCants Jr, 84, passed away in Georgetown, SC on March 9, 2020.
Mr. McCants was born and raised in Georgetown and a longtime resident of Pawleys Island, Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and be on the water. A beloved community member, he was well known for his daily walks on the island. He is survived by his wife Jacquelyn Vaughn McCants of Pawleys Island; two daughters Alyne Kimberly McCants Conder of Pawleys Island and Ashley Jane McCants of Moultrie, Georgia; and grandchildren Emily Brooks Conder, John Walter Conder V and wife Madison Conder, Mary Catherine Plymel, and McCants Plymel. The son of the late Coy and Ruby McCants, and brother of the late Wyatt McCants, Jimmy was pre-deceased by his wife Nancy Jane Simpkins McCants.
He attended Winyah High School where he developed his football talent and was awarded a football scholarship to the University of Georgia. Jimmy received a bachelors' degree in Finance from the University of Georgia where he was a member of Kappa Alpha. He worked as a Plant Manager for Wick Manufacturing in Waycross, Georgia before returning to Pawleys Island. Committed to civic service, Jimmy was a member of the Rotary Club of Georgetown, the Pawleys Island Chapel Board of Directors, and served as chairman for the Town Of Pawleys Island Planning Commission. In 2013, he was named Pawleys Island Civic Association Citizen of the Year. He dedicated his efforts to the recent restoration and elevation of the foundation of the Pawleys Island Chapel. Jimmy was a member of Duncan Memorial Methodist in Georgetown, SC.
In order to protect the health and well-being of the family, friends and the community during the current public health pandemic emergency Covid-19, a memorial service will be scheduled for a future date. Contributions can be made in memory of to Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, PO Box 3128, Spartanburg, SC 29304 or
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Published on March 24, 2020


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Craig Boozer
Mar 26, 2020
Ashley, so sorry for you and your families loss. I know there are no words that can make you feel better, but if you need anything don’t hesitate calling.
Anne McClelland Fulford
Mar 25, 2020
We were so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jackie Ashworth Cooley
Mar 25, 2020
Mr. McCants was a big part of my childhood growing up in Waycross, GA. Sweet memories.
Peace of the Lord in this tragic loss. Celebration of a wonderful life he he lived.
Cathy Crawley Mobley
Mar 25, 2020
We’ve been keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during the devastating last couple of weeks and are so sorry for your loss! May God’s love and grace comfort you in these difficult times.
Karen Herndon
Mar 25, 2020
My heart and prayers are with the McCants family during this difficult time .Hold on to all the Special Precious Memories because no one can ever take them from you .. Love ❤️ to all ..