James Albert Mooney, Jr.

james mooney, jr.

November 2, 1937 ~ December 1, 2016

Born in: West Palm Beach, FL
Resided in: Stone Mountain, GA

James Albert Mooney, Jr., 79, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2016 in his home surrounded by loved ones after a long battle with cancer. Born in West Palm Beach, FL, Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Jim majored in Bible and History at Belhaven College and was an analyst with IBM for 30 years. He was deeply involved in his church and was the hands and feet of Christ to many. He was a private pilot who loved airplanes, technology, nature, animals and his many friends. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Holmes Mooney, daughter, Beverly Mooney (Carmen Morales), son, Vincent (Wendy) Mooney, daughter, Stephanie (Ron) Wood, daughter Shannon Goad, sister, Mary Jean (George) Hyde, brothers Kenny (Harriet), Jay (Jenny), Claude (Debbie), and six grandchildren. Services will be Sunday December 4, 2016 at 4 pm at Lilburn Alliance Church, 5915 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lilburn Alliance Church.

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  1. Barbara and family, We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Jim was indeed a wonderful member of our family and a good friend to Larry during the years when they could meet at our local airport and enjoy their flying stories. Our love to you.

  2. Aunt Barbara ,I’m sorry I won’t be able to come . Know y’all are in my thoughts and prayers . Love to y’all ❤️️

  3. We’re so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. At LAC he always had a ready smile, and was so pleasant to talk with, anytime. What else could you want from a Christian brother? I’ll never forget that about him.

  4. We are so sorry for your loss and praying for all of you. Jim was an outstanding man and a true vision of a Christian husband and father. He will be missed. Love you. Dianna, Jimmy and family

  5. Barbara and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jim was a gentle and wonderful man. He was a blessing to all who knew him.
    Love and hugs, Charlene and Les

  6. Barbara, the experiences I had with Jim showed me that he was a very intelligent, spiritual, good natured man. I’m sorry for your beautiful family’s loss. We will all miss him.

  7. So very sorry for you and your family. Jim was always there for our family and he will never be forgotten. His life was a testimony to God’s love and peace. God bless all of you!

  8. We are very saddened after hearing this news. What a wonderful man Of God Jim was. A shining example of Jesus to everyone he met. He is leaving a wonderful legacy for all those around him. May we never forget the man, Jim, as we move forward with our life’s. And may your family and all of us copy the way he lived his life as Jesus did so that the ones who don’t know Jesus yet will find saving grace through His love.

  9. Jim was the best and loved by all who knew him. Charmaine and I will miss his laughter and just being there for anyone in need.

  10. Shannon,
    My heart-felt condolences go to you and your family. I pray that God will bring you comfort and strength.

  11. Praying f0r you, Barbara, and family! Good memories of Jim! He’s with Jesus, but you are here to carry on…HE is sufficient!

  12. I am so sorry to hear this. Jim was always a delight and a shining example of Christ’s love in action no matter what he was doing. My prayers goes out to Barbara and the family. He will be greatly missed and his legacy will live on through many whom he touched through his life.

  13. Such a big part of my childhood was seeing the Mooneys at church. I love you Barbara and will be praying for your comfort during this time.

  14. Mooney family, it was obvious that Jim loved you with all his heart. We are honored that we were allowed to be part of your extended family. Jim lived a life pleasing to God. We are thankful for his life. We love you.
    Bob and Susanne Harrison

  15. Jim and I worked together in IBM’s Office Products in the late 70s and early 80s. I hadn’t seen him in many years, after I took an early out from IBM in 1992. I had thought of him many times and wondered how he was doing. Now I’m very sorry that I didn’t follow up on my thoughts. He was an active, intelligent, gentle and caring person, and I’m glad that I knew him. Had I heard earlier of his passing I would have attended the service.

  16. Love to you Barbara. You took amazing care of Jim and showed us what love looks like in sickness and in health. He was a good man, blessings.

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