James Steven McAfee


James S. McAfee “Uncle Mac” was born August 18, 1955 to Edna H. Burney-McAfee and Samuel J. McAfee in Columbus, Ohio.

James was a US Army Veteran and avid artist. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his beloved grandchildren; he was a man of many trades. James lived his life to the best of his ability.

James is preceded in death by parents Edna and Samuel McAfee, grandparents Mary A. Miller and John H. Miller, brother Samuel J. McAfee Jr., and Rickey W. Burney.

James leaves to cherish is memory with sister Mary L. McAfee, daughter Iesha (Iyonna) McAfee, Theron (Jennifer) Viney, Casey Robinson, niecy Andrea (Brian) McDermott, 8 granddaughters, 1 grandson, 1 great granddaughter, special nephews Jory M. Girton, Kieran A. Girton, and Charles McDermott, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A special thank you to his lifelong friend, Willie “Chilli” Herrington.

James will be forever missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him.

Visitation 12 noon and Homegoing 1pm May 7, 2018 at Marlan Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace North, 2500 Cleveland Ave

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Condolence Messages

  1. Blues Elite Mc/Sc

    Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. My families hearts are with you and your family. We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss. ^Nrp. O Blue Lewis of Blues Elite Mc/Sc

  2. Rev. Dr. Gloria Wade Dillon

    To the family of James, please accept my condolences at your great loss. May you find strength, peace, and comfort in The Lord our God, happy memories, and the love of family and friends!

    Prayers and blessings,
    Gloria Wade Dillon

  3. To the family of James, you have my condolences in your loss. No words can truly express the pain in our hearts when losing a loved one. Only God can wipe away our tears, remove pain and suffering, and eliminate death forever! (Revelation 21:4) May you rely on his promises to get you through this difficult period.

  4. Patricia Chandler

    To the family of James McAfee I’m so sorry for your lost! And I just want you to know I’m here with each and everyone of you Mary McAfee, Iesha McAfee, Andrea McDermott & Family..& to my nieces Iyonna & Iesha..& the rest of James children & grandchildren & Great Grandchildren…Your forever in my Prayers & close to my heart! I Love You So Very much….

  5. Evans family

    Our thoughts are with the family at this most difficult time please be assured that God will help you to cope with the pain of your loss blessed be the Almighty God who daily carries the load for us.

  6. Floranell Burney (Sissy)

    My prayers are with the family.

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