Official Obituary of

James "Jimmy" Edward Pinder, Sr.

April 22, 1939 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

James "Jimmy" Pinder, Sr. Obituary

James Edward “Jimmy” Pinder, Sr. age 84, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Monday, October 23, 2023, at his residence with his loving family.  He was a native of Miami, FL born on April 22, 1939, to the late Charles and Billie Ballew Pinder.  He was a 1957 graduate of Jackson High School where he played football. Later he married the former Sandra Eleta Merritt who preceded him in death in 1999.  Jimmy worked for Florida Power and Light as a Lineman and Supervisor from 1963 to 1996.  After retirement he thoroughly enjoyed travelling. He has lived in Greensboro for the last twenty-six years and on January 30, 2003, he married the former Linda Fay LeSesne in Hiriam, GA. While living in Greensboro he was a member of Walker United Methodist Church and enjoyed swimming, fishing and football.  He was also a member of the NRA.  Jimmy was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and loved the Lord.

Survivors include his wife of twenty years, Linda LeSesne Pinder of Greensboro; daughters, Sandra Pinder Mason (Mark) and Sherry Pinder; son, James Edward Pinder, Jr.; grandchildren: Amanda Baker (Nick), Kristen Weinberg (Bryan), Taylor Mason, Clayton Mason, Kara Pinder, Tatianna Pinder, Madison Pinder and Ary Pinder; one great grandchild, Haley Weinberg; sisters, Mary Pinder Slusher of Hialeah, FL and Carol Elliott of Knoxville, TN; sister-in-law, Peggy Pinder; step daughter, Linda Radene Kay and step son, David Bryan Kay; other relatives and many friends. In addition to his first wife, Sandra Eleta Pinder, he was preceded in death by a son, Brian Mark Pinder; sister, Anne Pinder Clackum; and brother, John Pinder.

Graveside Services will be held Sunday, October 29, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. at Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. David Collins officiating.   The family requests that any memorials be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, P O Box 758589, Topeka Kansas 66675, 1-800-555-9140. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Graveside Service
October 29, 2023

5:00 PM
Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery (Greensboro)


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