Dr. James C. DuBose

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Dr. James “Jim” Calvin DuBose, died Friday, August 21, 2015 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek.

A native of Laurens County, son of the late Charles Edwin and Ethel Gertrude Barker DuBose, he was an optometrist in Greer for over 30 years, was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church of Greer and was active in his community.  He was a Rotarian who attended all meetings as long as he was physically able, a Kiwanian, and an officer of the South Carolina Optometric Association as well as many other civic organizations.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army obtaining the rank of Captain.  He was a charter member of Greer Golf and Country Club where he enjoyed many years of golf and fellowship.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Ethel Olson DuBose; two daughters, Johanna DuBose Blackwell (Reece) of Greenville, Jennifer DuBose Carter (Buddy) of Greer; a son, James Timothy DuBose of Garland, Texas; two grandchildren, Matthew DuBose Carter and Sarah Emerson Carter; and one great-grandchild, Georgia Luisa Carter.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church, Greer, conducted by Dr. Brandi Casto-Waters and Rev. Wayne Cole.

Visitation will be held 9:45-10:45 a.m. Saturday in the church social hall.

The families are at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 100 School St., Greer, SC 29651 or Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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