Funeral services for James Davis “Jimmie” Green, 81, will be held Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 2 PM at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. Reverend Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends at 1605 Mill Street in Camden. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or the W.F. Nettles Jr. Scholarship Fund at Wofford College.
Jimmie passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Born in Lancaster, SC, he was the son of the late Henry Davis Green and Margaret Cooper Rose Green. He was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Primrose Nettles Green.
Jimmie attended Wofford College and received his accounting degree from the University of South Carolina in 1957.
Jimmie spent nearly 59 years as a practicing Certified Public Accountant in both private and corporate accounting. He began his public accounting career with Robert A. Bruce & Co. in 1958. In 1962, Jimmie opened his own public accounting firm and in 1972, formed Carswell, Green, and Cantey. Also, Jimmie worked in corporate accounting with Harold D. Jackson Co. and most recently with Tobaccoville USA, Inc.
Jimmie was a charter member and President of Camden Sertoma Club. He served as co-chairman of the United Way of Kershaw County and served on the Board and as president of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce. Jimmie was a member and past President of the Camden Rotary Club. He served as a member of the State Board of Education and was chairman in 1980.
Jimmie was elected to Kershaw County Council in 1969 and served one term. In 1992, Jimmie was elected to Camden City Council and served 8 years, and also served as Mayor Pro-Tem. He also served in the United States Army and the South Carolina National Guard for 12 years.
Jimmie enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren at Lake Wateree.
Jimmie is survived by his three children: James D. “Jay” Green, Jr. (Becca) of Camden, Primrose Green Fisher (George) of Augusta, GA, and Dr. William Nettles Green (Amy) of Columbia and nine grandchildren, J.D.Green III, Fletcher Green, Mary Margaret Green, Prim Fisher, Wren Fisher, Anne Brennen Fisher, Dorian Green, Amelia Green, and Nettles Green, Jr.; brother, Henry Davis Green, Jr. and his wife GG of Camden.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the online register book www.kornegayfuneral.com.