- May 15, 1924 - January 29, 2012
- Lakeway, Texas
of James' Passing
- In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to: Hope for the Children International 2110 Horseshoe Lane Longview, Texas 75606
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“I have managd Palm Garden of Clearwater for 24 years and remember the kindness and working relationship I had with Jim. What I most remember about...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Roy Meredith - Clearwater, FL
“How I wish I could have met Mr. McCarver, but it was not to be. I am so sorry to hear of his passing.May the many memories that he created give his...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Mikula, Palm Garden of Ocala - FL
“Jim is one of the kindest people I ever met. He was tough in business, when he needed to be, but he always maintained the placidness of a man who is...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Homer Duvall - St Petersburg, FL
“Mr. McCarver's legacy will be the long term care centers of excellence that now employ countless caring persons, caring for others. It is with...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Scott Allen - Tampa, FL - Working
“We have been fortunate to have had a association with Jim McCarver for 10 years. His dedication to his faith and his values was both impressive and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Richard Kase on behalf of Cypress Health Group - FL
“I met Jim more than twenty years ago through my practice and was able to get to know him over the years. What most impressed me was his openness and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Mitchell - Tallahassee, FL
“I am sorry to hear of the sudden loss of Mr. McCarver. I am honored to have worked with Jim over the last eight years. I hope that you find...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Kim Snedeker - Tampa, FL
“Remembering Jim is the best tribute that one can offer as he joins his Lord and maker. Those who knew him were touched by his inspiration, guidance...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Brian Burek - Tampa, FL
“We were sad to learn today of Jim's departure and are privileged to have known such a fine man. We are praying for the family.
9 of 10 | Posted by: David & Autumn Smith - Smithdale, MS
“We love Jim and are Thankful for having known and shared good times together.We extend our prayers and love to all the family.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry and Irma Smith - Converse,, LA
James Oscar McCarver, born May 15, 1924 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 29, 2012. Jim was a graduate of the University of Texas school of Law in 1953 with the highest honors and was a Certified Public Accountant. He was trained as a B17 pilot during World War II. At the time of his death, Jim was President and CEO of Parkwood Properties, a Florida Corporation. Jim was also the founder and president of Friend of the Fatherless Foundation, established for the care of orphans in many countries. He also did much to support the spread of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Jim was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Pat McCarver, son, Grover McCarver, daughter, Cindy McCarver, and his daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Doug Cassady. He is also survived by his four grandchildren- Taylor Kelley, Amber Cassady, Lauren Kelley, and Colton Cassady. Jim is preceded in death by his daughter, Melina Kelley.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Hope for the Children International, 2110 Horseshoe Lane, Longview, Texas 75606.