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Obituary for James Michael "Jim" Neff

James “Jim” Michael Neff, 71, of Black Mountain passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022.
Mr. Neff was born October 10, 1950 in Toledo, Ohio to the late William and Zella Stafford Neff.
Jim retired from DHHS with over 40 years as Lieutenant; taught Criminal Justice and BLET for AB Technical Community College for almost 20 years; was a former customer service manager with Bi-Lo for 15 years and then currently was one of the grocery managers with Ingles. In his spare time, he loved magic tricks, crafts, painting, and woodworking.
Jim is survived by his wife of 27 years, Terri Wild Neff; children, Christina Lynn Neff, James Herbert “Bert” Neff, William Douglas “Doug” Neff, Carolyn Marie Neff, Sara Neff Phillips (Bo), Michael Dwayne Neff, and Pamela Ruth Neff (Shelbi); siblings, Georgia Harwood, Rev. Carl Neff, and Terry Neff (Keri); grandchildren, Kilee Neff Lindsey, Kristian Russell, Lydia, Simeon, Rose and Destiny Vallance; great grandchildren, Sean, Carson, and Xavier Neff; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 2:00pm in the chapel of Harwood Home for Funerals & Cremation Services.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park.