Reverend James A. Starnes
Loving Husband, Father
LAKE JUNALUSKA — The Rev. James Allen Starnes, 76, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at The Homestead.
The Rev. Starnes was born Sept. 24, 1936, in Mooresville, son of the late James J. and Allie Robinson Starnes. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Ralph E. Starnes.
The Rev. Starnes is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Myrtle Amelia McNeill Starnes; his three children, Katherine Amelia Starnes, of Hickory, James Allen Starnes II, and his wife, Tiffiney, of Harker Heights, Texas, and William Cannon Starnes, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; two grandchildren, Mason Allen Starnes and Megan Elizabeth Starnes, who were loved dearly by their “Papaw;” and a sister-in-law, Susan Starnes, of Tampa.
The Rev. Starnes earned two master’s degrees, the first ...