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Mr. James H. "Jim" Prine, Jr.

January 31, 1957 — February 13, 2021

COCOA, FL - Mr. James H. "Jim" Prine, Jr., 64, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021. Jim was born January 31, 1957 in Bartow, and was a former longtime resident of Fort Meade and 1976 graduate of Fort Meade High School. Following high school, Jim went on to further his education at the Christ For The Nations Institute in Dallas, TX and later became a successful Airline Mechanic for United Continental Airlines. Jim had been a resident of Cocoa, FL since 2006 and kept his Fort Meade roots close at heart, being a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Meade.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Winifred S. "Winnie" Prine; brother-in-law, Joe Lara; niece, Riley Peterman; maternal grandparents, W.H. and Bertha Smithwick, paternal grandparents, Dallas and Arrillia Prine; uncles, Joseph Prine, Theo Smithwick, Alton Smithwick; and aunt, Berniece Prine Harris.

Jim is survived by his father, James H. Prine, Sr., Lakeland, FL; sisters, Pam Prine, Fort Meade, FL, Barbara P. Lara, Argyle, TX, Rita Collier and husband Kevin, Homeland, FL; niece, Alicia Peterman and husband Aaron, Lakeland, FL; nephew, Drew Collier and wife Jessica, Bartow, FL; great nieces and nephews, Kendal, Kenady, Cade, Case and Easton; aunts, Verena Prine, Fort Meade, FL, Betty Sue Bullock and June Anderson, both of Zolfo Springs, FL; several cousins, and many friends.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021 the First Baptist Church, 307 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made in Jim's memory to: First Baptist Church, 307 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL 33841 or to the charity or organization of choice.

Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171
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