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Jimmy Franklin Suggs Sr.

Hickory, North Carolina

October 15, 1946 - July 6, 2024

Jimmy Franklin Suggs Sr. Obituary

Jimmy "Agitator" Franklin Suggs, Sr., known by all the kids growing up as Big Jimmy, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2024. Born on October 15th, 1946 in Green Sea, SC, he was the son of the late Draudie E Suggs and Bertha Tyler Suggs.


Jimmy grew up in a farming family when he was younger, but moved to Charlotte at a young age, then residing in Harrisburg for about 43 years. He attended Garinger High School in Charlotte before going into a long career as a truck driver, getting his start at Sealtest as a dock worker. From there, he drove all over the country until he retired.


He was known by his trucking friends as “Agitator”. He was self employed at one time with his own trucking company , as that’s what he loved doing.


Jimmy is survived by a daughter, Lori and her family; a son Jimmy F Suggs, Jr. and his family; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.


In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Lisa Marie, and two sisters Dorthy and Linda.


There will be a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 27, 2024 at Hope Chapel, 1540 Old Earnhardt Road, Kannapolis, NC, 28083.


Please sign the online guestbook at www.caringcremations.net. The Suggs family has entrusted arrangements to Caring Cremations Life Celebrations and Funerals at 828-855-3350.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Jimmy Franklin Suggs Sr. hosted by Caring Cremations.

Jimmy "Agitator" Franklin Suggs, Sr., known by all the kids growing up as Big Jimmy, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2024. Born on October 15th, 1946 in Green Sea, SC, he was the son of the late Draudie E Suggs and Bertha Tyler Suggs.


Jimmy grew up in a farming family when he was younger, but moved to Charlotte at a young age, then residing in Harrisburg for about 43 years. He attended Garinger High School in Charlotte before going into a long career as a truck driver, getting his start at Sealtest as a dock worker. From there, he drove all over the country until he retired.


He was known by his trucking friends as “Agitator”. He was self employed at one time with his own trucking company , as that’s what he loved doing.


Jimmy is survived by a daughter, Lori and her family; a son Jimmy F Suggs, Jr. and his family; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.


In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Lisa Marie, and two sisters Dorthy and Linda.


There will be a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 27, 2024 at Hope Chapel, 1540 Old Earnhardt Road, Kannapolis, NC, 28083.


Please sign the online guestbook at www.caringcremations.net. The Suggs family has entrusted arrangements to Caring Cremations Life Celebrations and Funerals at 828-855-3350.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Jimmy Franklin Suggs Sr. hosted by Caring Cremations.

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