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James "Jim" Ferrell

March 13, 1946 — December 5, 2022

James "Jim" Ferrell

Augusta, GA – James Carl Ferrell, 76, peacefully entered into rest at his h on Monday, December 5, 2022.

Jim was born in Abilene, Texas on March 13, 1946. He proudly served over 12 years in the United States Army, even serving in Korea for a period. Jim worked as a Nurse Anesthetist until retiring from the VA Medical Center in 2000 and Self Regional Medical Center in 2010. He was a faithful member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church and the Augusta Sailing Club. Jim was a loving and devoted father and grandfather. He loved to go fishing, spend time with family, and relax in his hot tub.

Family members include his children: Michael Ferrell (Alexandra), Kevin Ferrell, Kelley Gassman; grandchildren: Brenna Gassman, Cameron Gassman, Emily Ferrell, and Mary Ferrell; fur-grandchildren: Harley and Bentley; brother: Larry Ferrell (Laura) and Jim’s beloved dog, Molly.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 13th at 2:00 pm at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors with Father Solomon officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary on the hill Catholic Church, 1420 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 13th at 1:00 pm at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at
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