Jimmie Willis “Jim” Proveaux, 80, of State Road passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1938, in Colleton County, S.C., to Ezekiel and Alma Dean Proveaux.
Jim was the owner of Jim’s Auto Repair and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Martin Proveaux, and two brothers, Davis E. Proveaux and Johnny B. Proveaux.
Survivors include his son, Jimmy Proveaux Jr. and wife, Karen, of Moravian Falls; a daughter, Frances P. Tilley of Winston-Salem; his brother, Palmer L. Proveaux and wife, Shirley, of Advance; his sisters, Donna Hedrick of Winston-Salem and Dorothy Marshall of King; a brother-in-law, Jerry Martin; his grandchildren, Jimmy Proveaux III, Brooke P. Workman and husband, Nathan, Chad Proveaux, Misty T. Cammons, Adam Tilley and Shane Tilley; and his great-grandchildren, Caleb, Luke, Bryson and Erin.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel, with the Rev. Derek Kilby officiating. Burial will follow in Crestwood Memorial Gardens. The family received friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service.
The family would like to thank the many friends and neighbors for their care.
Online condolences may be made at www.elkinfuneralservice.com. Services have been entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.