James “Jim” Dixon Corn, 88, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, February 20, 2022 at his home. Born May 16, 1933 in Glendale, SC, he was the son of the late James Herman and Nell Reeves Corn and was the husband of the late Olsey Vernice Jackson Corn.
Mr. Corn earned his BA from Clemson University in 1961. A US Coast Guard veteran of 16 years, he was also a Mason with the St. John’s Masonic Lodge #333. He was a member of Morningside Baptist Church. He worked in Industrial Engineering.
He was an avid deer hunter and scuba diver and had been a pilot since 1973.
Survivors include his daughter, Jamie Elizabeth Corn Dunn (William) of Tryon, NC; his son, James D. Corn, Jr. of Kings Mountain, NC; and his four-legged companions, Brownie and Bug. He was predeceased by his brother, Walter Blaine Corn and his sister, Launa Corn Fallaw.
A Graveside service with Military and Masonic Rites will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, February 25, 2022 in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by The Rev. Dr. Steven R. Owensby. Visitation will be at the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to Spartanburg Regional Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 2624, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel